An economic lifeline in South America, the Paraná River, is shriveling

The continent’s second-largest river is drying up amid the biggest drought in 70 years, upending ecosystems, trade and livelihoods.
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Climate change, pollution blamed for algae bloom and fish kill in North Carolina river

Environmental experts said an abnormal algae bloom in the Pamlico River this week was caused by a warming climate and pollution.

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Sensors provide a real-time glimpse at Chicago River quality

Rowers, kayakers and other users of the Chicago River are getting a real-time look at one measure of water quality in the system that weaves through downtown and several neighborhoods.

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EPA might water down its cleanup standards for Seattle’s only river

It isn't easy to undo a century of industrial pollution - or even agree on how to do it.

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Climate Change Is Killing the Colorado River

Low water levels have triggered cutbacks to some Western states.
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Jim Tatum: Florida rivers doomed unless farming methods change

Many people are unaware that the water protective agencies in the state of Florida, which include the governor, the Department of Environmental Protection and the five water management districts, are deliberately allowing our springs and rivers to die.

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Climate change is killing the Colorado River

Low water levels have triggered cutbacks to some Western states.
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Floods, heat, then floods again: England is battered by wild weather

Thunderstorms in London flooded hospitals’ emergency rooms and submerged streets for the second time this month.
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Montana’s famed trout under threat as drought intensifies

The state is imposing more restrictions on fishing this year as the combination of extreme conditions, including low river levels, fish die-offs and the crush of anglers, poses long-term problems.
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Quentin Young: Time for Coloradans to tear up turf as climate change dries up our rivers

At a time when water is increasingly scarce, heat waves are battering the state, and the brutalizing grip of climate change is growing, every person should do everything possible to conserve every drop.

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What we know about the climate connection to the European floods

The storm that brought flooding and devastation to parts of Europe is the latest example of an extreme weather event. More are expected.
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Heat wave killed marine wildlife en masse

An early estimate points to a huge die-off along the Pacific Coast, and scientists say rivers farther inland are warming to levels that could be lethal for some kinds of salmon.
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Heat wave killed marine wildlife en masse

An early estimate points to a huge die-off along the Pacific Coast, and scientists say rivers farther inland are warming to levels that could be lethal for some kinds of salmon.
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Opinion: Filthy trucks are making us sick

A group of doctors say a new set of rules to rein in truck pollution in New Jersey should be adopted.
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Researchers, doctors call for regulators to reassess safety of taking acetaminophen during pregnancy

The painkiller, taken by half of pregnant women worldwide, could be contributing to rising rates of reproductive system problems and neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD and autism.

LISTEN: Azmal Hossan on the sociology of climate crises in South Asia

"If we look at the rate of carbon emissions, most is emitted by the developed and industrialized countries, but the problem is poor countries like Bangladesh are the main sufferers."

Op-ed: We don’t have time for another fossil fuel bridge

Those holding up carbon capture and hydrogen as new climate solutions are leading us down the wrong path.

Climate storytelling: Creativity and imagination in the face of bleak realities

Working with youth writers on a climate-fiction screenplay has opened my eyes to the power of the arts in confronting environmental crises.

Ocean plastic pollution

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

Peter Dykstra: Protected by an alphabet soup of acronyms

CITES, CCAMLR, LDC, MBTA, CBD, Ramsar, LWCF ... they may make your eyes glaze over, but they protect our health and planet.

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