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60 per cent of world’s rivers stop flowing for at least one day a year

The first detailed global map of river flow shows that more than half the world's rivers stop flowing for at least one day a year and many could run dry if climate change isn't addressed.

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California's scary dry, which is bad news for fire and water

This year everything's already so dry that our landscapes are just about ready to burn in Southern California.
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La Niña may worsen Southwest drought this winter

Climate forecasters said the pattern would affect weather across the globe.
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With ever more unpredictable weather, Maine farmers reflect on climate change

Whipsawing from droughts to downpours, heat waves to deep freezes, the state’s farmers are facing down an uncertain future.
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5 lessons we learned from the California wildfires

This year’s fire season in California has been affected by blackouts, climate change and a destructive fire two years ago.
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Capturing and reusing urban storm water could be a boon for water-stressed cities—if we can find a way to clean it up

In March, residents of Cape Town, South Africa stood in line for hours to buy drinking water at supermarkets or pump it from springs amid severe water shortages.

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Australian farmers adapt to dry conditions, with rainfall well below normal

Even for those with the greenest of thumbs, keeping a backyard garden or front lawn alive when rain doesn't fall is a struggle. So how do Australian farmers plan to keep the country fed?
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Drought in eastern Victoria forcing farmers to sell off half their herds as dams run dry

Many farmers in East Gippsland are selling half their herds as they continue to battle extreme dry conditions.
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Alabama PFAS manufacturing plant creates the climate pollution of 125,000 cars

The manufacturing plant responsible for PFAS-coated fast food packaging pumps out loads of a banned ozone-depleting compound along with "forever chemicals."

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Weaponization of water in South Asia

Climate change and unbalanced regional political power are driving an ongoing water crisis in Bangladesh.

Global action on harmful PFAS chemicals is long overdue: Study

"We already know enough about the harm being caused by these very persistent substances to take action to stop all non-essential uses and to limit exposure from legacy contamination."

Ocean plastic pollution

Too much plastic is ending up in the ocean — and making its way back onto our dinner plates.

Pennsylvania vows to regulate PFAS in drinking water—again—but regulations are at least two years away

The chemicals, linked to health problems including cancer and thyroid disease, have contaminated drinking water in Pittsburgh communities like Coraopolis and McKeesport.

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