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Pay more attention to forests to avert global water crisis, researchers urge

Australia's Murray Darling basin covers more than a million square kilometers, 14 percent of the country's landmass. It's the site of tens of thousands of wetlands, but increasing demand for water has stretched its resources to the limit.

Longtime Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman speaking in 2016. Pittman was laid off this month. (Credit: Florida Sea Grant)

Heroes of another kind

We're enveloped in the global Covid-19 crisis, so it may seem like an odd time to go off topic.

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Children weeding a garden in Wilmington, Delaware. (Credit: TCDavis/flickr)

John Harte: Breaking and restoring our life support system

Human society is complex, with myriad interconnected components.

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