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Chile establishes the largest marine protected area in the Americas   Chile establishes the largest marine protected area in the Americas Notable
Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisance nbsp; Feature Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisance  
Phosphorus runoff is a big problem, but Florida is getting closer to a solution   Phosphorus runoff is a big problem, but Florida is getting closer to a solution Notable
8 charts and maps show why drought will be a growing challenge in the U.S. nbsp; Photo 8 charts and maps show why drought will be a growing challenge in the U.S.  
How a small community saved a contaminated river in Finland nbsp; Video How a small community saved a contaminated river in Finland  
Can saltwater quench our growing thirst? nbsp; Feature Can saltwater quench our growing thirst?  
A thirst for solutions nbsp; Photo A thirst for solutions  
How one California farmer is battling the worst drought in 1,200 years nbsp; Feature How one California farmer is battling the worst drought in 1,200 years  
Water woes — and winners   Water woes — and winners Notable
A clash of lives and livelihoods: small mines and water quality in India nbsp; Video A clash of lives and livelihoods: small mines and water quality in India  
Taking the pressure off desalination   Taking the pressure off desalination Notable
Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water nbsp; Feature Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water  
Water Wedges   Water Wedges Notable
Who owns groundwater? nbsp; Feature Who owns groundwater?  
Water Savers   Water Savers Notable
Can trust funds protect drinking water and watersheds, too? nbsp; Feature Can trust funds protect drinking water and watersheds, too?  
How’s My Waterway?   How’s My Waterway? Notable
Filtering for Free   Filtering for Free Notable
Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks nbsp; Interview Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks  
Are We on the Path to Peak Water? nbsp; Infographic Are We on the Path to Peak Water?  
New Hope for the World’s Driest Regions nbsp; Video New Hope for the World’s Driest Regions  
Is reuse the next wave for water conservation? nbsp; Feature Is reuse the next wave for water conservation?  
The Value of Water   The Value of Water Notable
Risky Business   Risky Business Notable
Are massive projects really the right answer to our water supply woes? nbsp; Feature Are massive projects really the right answer to our water supply woes?  
The Papaya Cure   The Papaya Cure Notable
WaterCredit   WaterCredit Notable
New view of global groundwater reveals urgent need to reverse depletion trends nbsp; Feature New view of global groundwater reveals urgent need to reverse depletion trends  
Our Last Ocean nbsp; Photo Our Last Ocean  
Plastic Island nbsp; Video Plastic Island  
Sylvia Earle: Exploring the World’s Oceans nbsp; Interview Sylvia Earle: Exploring the World’s Oceans  
Stormwater Park nbsp; Feature Stormwater Park  
Water, Clean and Clear nbsp; Article Water, Clean and Clear  
Two Minute Drill   Two Minute Drill Notable
In the Know About H2O   In the Know About H2O Notable
Nitrate pollution has been called the most significant water quality problem in the U.S. California is doing something about that. nbsp; Feature Nitrate pollution has been called the most significant water quality problem in the U.S. California is doing something about that.  
Water Tight nbsp; Article Water Tight  
Tapped Out   Tapped Out Notable
Tackling a Hidden Threat to Marine Mammals nbsp; Article Tackling a Hidden Threat to Marine Mammals  
A tiny New York village is enlisting bacteria to break down drugs in wastewater nbsp; Article A tiny New York village is enlisting bacteria to break down drugs in wastewater  
Alexandra Cousteau: Creating sustainable ocean fisheries nbsp; Interview Alexandra Cousteau: Creating sustainable ocean fisheries  
Tales Great Lakes Tell nbsp; Article Tales Great Lakes Tell  
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