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Vietnam rethinks water management in the Mekong Delta

Vietnam rethinks water management in the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is taking significant steps to address environmental challenges in the Mekong Delta by adopting nature-based solutions to mitigate land subsidence, saltwater intrusion, and flooding.

Stefan Lovgren reports for Yale Environment 360.

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Missouri may impose new restrictions on water exports

Missouri may impose new restrictions on water exports

Missouri legislators are moving forward with a bill that would restrict water exports to address internal drought concerns and prevent resource depletion by water-stressed western states.

Scott Dance reports for The Washington Post.

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Rivers take center stage in Europe's climate strategy

Rivers take center stage in Europe's climate strategy

In a bid to slash carbon emissions, France's Seine River emerges as a vital player in a broader European effort to leverage waterways for freight transport.

Liz Alderman reports for The New York Times.

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Navigating the waters of the Rio Grande legal battle

Navigating the waters of the Rio Grande legal battle

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case that could end a long-standing dispute over the Rio Grande's waters among Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Danielle Prokop reports for Source NM.

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California farms dried up a river for months. Nobody stopped them

Water officials didn’t find out the Merced had gone dry until after the fact, raising questions about the state’s ability to manage supplies during droughts.
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Could 2024 be the year nature rights enter the political mainstream?

Two new coalitions of scientists, lawyers, philosophers and artists have joined the burgeoning global campaign for ecosystems and other species to have legal rights and even political representation.

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Nearly nine in 10 people say river pollution affects human health, survey finds

The survey by the Rivers are Life coalition in partnership with Louisiana State University, found 86% of respondents agreed polluted waterways are affecting human health.
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