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Why is the UN raising concerns about Detroit?

The UN issues a warning about the right of the people of Detroit

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Not on A-1: Improving Water and Nutrition in Ethiopia

A video from UNICEF shows how community based health interventions are paying big dividends.

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Happy Earth Day, Or Not for Much of the USA

The Earth Day Network is asking people to contribute photos–The Faces of Climate Change – that depicts climate change, or people rising up to fight the trend.

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With Sandy Looming, Will Americans Experience A Potable Water Crisis?

UN Dispatch contributor Annie Feighery weighs in on how Hurricane Sandy may affect water supplies on the East Coast.

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Why There is Much to Celebrate this World Water Week

Yesterday, the 2012 World Water Week began. This annual conference in Stockholm, Sweden is the planet’s largest gathering of water-related scientists, managers, NGO leaders, and multilateral organizations. This year’s conference lies in the shadow of the coming due 2015 due date for the Millennium Development Goals related to water and sanitation.

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How Much Do You Think about Water While On Vacation?

A new report shows the sometimes deleterious effects of the tourism industry on water resources.

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