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Behind an island landslide, a degraded forest

By Jean-Christophe Lefeuvre

March 14, 2017
New Caledonia experienced one of the worst floods in human memory. The role of ecosystem degradation and forest loss must not be overlooked.
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Citing threats to wildlife, experts urge caution amid dam-building rush

By Molly Bergen

January 8, 2016
With more thoughtful planning, developers could minimize environmental impacts that have soured dams’ reputation.
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3 Steps to Save the World’s Water Supply

By Tracy Farrell, Ph.D.

November 10, 2014
Fresh water, voiced by Penélope Cruz in our Nature is Speaking film, is in grave danger.
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Cloud Forest Protection Critical To Keep Tropical Dams Running

By Leonardo Sáenz, Ph.D.

April 24, 2013
These forests filter about half the water that flows to dams in tropical regions.
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To Sustain Freshwater Resources, Transboundary Cooperation is Key

By Tracy Farrell, Ph.D.

March 22, 2013
This World Water Day, Tracy Farrell takes us inside CI’s work in the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia.
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