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There’s no “Sweet Spot” – What the Colorado River Needs is “Real Balance”  By Jeffrey Odefey – American Rivers – April 27, 2018 Over the last week, those of us who eat, sleep, and drink Colorado River issues have watched … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Flood Risks Across the U.S. are Underestimated (in a Big Way) By Cara Byington – Cool Green Science – February 28, 2018 A new paper publishing today in Environmental Research Letters has some sobering news for people … Continue reading

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Northam Must Act to Protect Clean Water from Pipelines By Amy Mall – NRDC – February 26, 2018 A new report issued today, prepared by experts in water quality on behalf of NRDC, outlines the severe threats to clean water … Continue reading

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Water is Connected to Every Major Global Risk We Face By Cora Kammeyer – Pacific Institute Insights – February 2, 2018 Water crises have been among the top five global risks in each of the last seven years, according to … Continue reading

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Why the world needs to rethink the value of water  Oxford Science Blog – November 23, 2017 The value of water for people, the environment, industry, agriculture and cultures has been long-recognised, not least because achieving safely-managed drinking water is … Continue reading

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“Unlawful Government Takings” By Janice Kaspersen – Forester Daily News – September 18, 2017 Among the many, many flooded homes in Houston after Hurricane Harvey are some for which the owners say the government is responsible. A group of homeowners … Continue reading

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Investing in Nature: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Our Lands and Waters U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – August 29, 2017 Having a good estimate of nature’s value allows communities to make informed land management decisions and effectively advocate for land protection. … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Trump Budget Would Still Increase Water Pollution By Jon Devine – NRDC – May 25, 2017 The Trump administration released its more detailed budget proposal yesterday, following up on an outline that it announced in March. Even though its … Continue reading

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Circular Economy Could Annually Save 11% of Water The Water Network Adapting the principles of circular economy to water management could result in saving 11% of annual global water demand, according to the research of the Dutch multinational banking group … Continue reading

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California Legislators Gird up Their Laws By Molly Peterson and Judith Lewis Mernit – Laws & Nature – February 23, 2017 Video Democratic lawmakers in California have announced their intention to guard against federal interference in the state’s environmental and … Continue reading

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