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It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises

  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Water scarcity in Ethiopia
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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This Month in Climate Science, December 2019: Pre-term Births, Fewer Fishermen and Accelerated Arctic Melt

  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
Two fishermen offloading lobster from their boat onto a floating dock in Maine.
  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
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We Predicted Where Violent Conflicts Will Occur in 2020. Water Is Often a Factor

  • Water Security
  • human rights
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Mali water
  • Water Security
  • human rights
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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Water Could Limit Our Ability to Feed the World. These 9 Graphics Explain Why

  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Conventional sprinkler irrigation
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • Freshwater
Upper Colorado River, Utah
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • Freshwater
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PODCAST: Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • podcasts
  • Freshwater
A man at work in a rice paddy in Goa, India. Photo by Marc Roberts/Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • podcasts
  • Freshwater
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • Freshwater
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Freshwater
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Freshwater
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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Conservation Finance Takes Off as the Netherlands Issues One of the Largest Green Bonds Ever

  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • Freshwater
A floodplain restored through the Room for the River program. Image: Dutch Embassy
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • Freshwater
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
green infrastructure
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
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Water Is a Growing Source of Global Conflict. Here's What We Need to Do

  • Water Security
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
A man carries water for cooking, drinking and washing in East Timor.
  • Water Security
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Freshwater

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
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We Rely on Water for Everything We Need. Why Don't We Manage It That Way?

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
An irrigation project in Rwanda.
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk