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Boy pouring water
June 12, 2019
Issue: June 2019
Intensifying climate change will increase the future risk of violent armed conflict within countries, according to a study published today in the... Read More
June 6, 2019 | Water in the West
Issue: June 2019
A new study analyzes patterns of urban irrigation and vegetation health during extreme drought. Its findings could inform urban water conservation... Read More
conceptual drawing
May 20, 2019
Issue: June 2019
A relatively simple process could help turn the tide of climate change while also turning a healthy profit. That’s one of the hopeful visions... Read More
river
May 14, 2019 | Natural Capital Project
Issue: June 2019
Stanford hydrologist and colleagues argue that investing in renewable technologies could be safer and cheaper than building large dams.