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By Brian Richter / On January 13th, 2015

Grand Canyon. Photo by Brian Richter

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By Brian Richter / On December 9th, 2014

Lake Hume in the Murray-Darling Basin. Photo by Tim J.

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By Brian Richter / On November 10th, 2014

Roman bridge over the Jordan River, which forms the boundary between Israel and Jordan.

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By Brian Richter / On August 18th, 2014

How can markets help get water to your sink?

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 25th, 2014

Consumption of bottled water has skyrocketed in the past fifty years.

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 20th, 2014

Water shapes every aspect of our lives, but how many of us know where our water comes from or who decides how it's distributed? In his new book, Chasing Water, Brian...

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By Brian Richter / On June 9th, 2014

The Murray River near Renmark, Australia. (Photograph by Brian Richter)

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By Admin / On October 23rd, 2013

Today's staff pick, Bottled and Sold, comes from our Production Assistant, Caroline Sperry.

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By Admin / On July 15th, 2013

Lester Brown of The Observer and Preside of the Earth Policy Institute explores the future of agriculture as our dependence on water hits its peak.  Peak oil has generated headlines in recent years, but the real threat to our future is...

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By Admin / On June 21st, 2013

Here's another important book to add to your summer reading list: Unquenchable by Robert Glennon. Named a "Top Ten Environmental Book of 2009" by Mother Nature...

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