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The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Water
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Water
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk

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

  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
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Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Water
Firefighter in Arizona.
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Water

When Improving America’s Infrastructure, Don’t Forget Forests

  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Watershed
  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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  • water pollution
  • Water Quality
  • Water
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PODCAST: How We Can Clean the Chesapeake and Save Money in the Process

  • Water
  • podcasts
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • pollution
  • Water Quality
Marsh
  • Water
  • podcasts
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • pollution
  • Water Quality
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What Does Water Have to Do with National Security?

  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
People loading truck
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk

U.S. Cities Go to the Source to Protect Drinking Water

  • Water
  • U.S. policy
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
Many communities in the U.S. West depend on such sources for drinking water. Photo by Kara DiFrancesco.
  • Water
  • U.S. policy
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
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Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/33377700@N00/155517365/">Ozyman</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • mapping
  • water risk
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Cleaner US Rivers, Lakes and Estuaries with Water Quality Trading

  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
Fishing in Mitkof Island. (Petersburg, Alaska, U.S.) Photo by Penny Meyer/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
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California Sleepwalks into Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
California's drought has dragged on for four years. Photo by Yana Edwin Murphy/Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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A new report finds that $21 billion in U.S. electricity sales and $1.2 billion in farm products face water risks. Photo credit: lewsviews, Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Water