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Scarcity of fresh water intensifies globally due to climate change and poor management

As climate change impacts grow, securing fresh water for essential daily activities becomes increasingly challenging.

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Found: Giant freshwater deposits hiding under the sea

Researchers are discovering freshwater reservoirs below the coastal seafloor that might someday save dry regions from drought.

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Climate change threatens Central Asia′s freshwater supply

New research shows what scientists call an irreversible decline in freshwater storage in Asia. The drying up of the Tibetan Plateau, the world's largest freshwater reserve, would impact billions of people on the continent.
Dam accounting: taking stock of methane emissions from reservoirs

Dam accounting: taking stock of methane emissions from reservoirs

Mounting studies highlight greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs, and now a coalition of environmental groups has called for regulatory action.
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Ten new environmental books offering inspiration, insight and ideas

April’s best new eco-books look toward solutions to the extinction crisis, climate change, water shortages, environmental justice and more.
Michigan’s climate-ready future: Wetland parks, less cement, roomy shores
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Michigan’s climate-ready future: Wetland parks, less cement, roomy shores

As climate change alters our world, Michigan's bounty of fresh water — if managed smartly — could be the foundation of a thriving state economy and superior quality of life.

Páramos at risk: The interconnected threats to a biodiversity hotspot
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Páramos at risk: The interconnected threats to a biodiversity hotspot

The pressures of climate change and human land use could lead to the disappearance of unique biodiversity and vital ecological services.
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