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While the country is still reeling from the shock of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful Atlantic storm to hit the island nation since records began, a study by Stanford University highlights the potential of nature-based protection to minimise future damage
Increased rainfall intensity, predicted to occur as the climate changes, could benefit groundwater levels in nine African countries
An artificial intelligence tool can predict where conflicts related to water scarcity are most likely to arise
Hundreds of historic landfill sites are at risk from erosion and flooding with old, contaminated waste already showing up on English beaches
The discovery a long ‘tongue’ of ice beneath a glacial lake in Patagonia could have implications for freshwater glacial stability
The Brown Bank a haven for marine life in the waters between the UK and the Netherlands is under threat and requires immediate protection, according to marine protection groups
A major investment in data collection along the Nile could revolutionise the water management of the iconic river
Glacial melt is increasing  land instability in mountainous regions, with huge tsunamis rising in frequency as a result
New research reveals that microplastics can survive in mosquitos from larvae to adult, raising the possibility of particles being transferred from freshwater to land
South America’s wealthiest economy is at a crossroads between environmental protection and environmental exploitation
In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, now a small town is embroiled in a fight with Nestlé to keep hold of its own spring water 
Millions of Americans are living in areas at high-risk of river flooding, many of whom will be completely unaware of the danger
To retrace the route of the fur voyageurs on the waterways of northwest Ontario, Canada, Laura Cole embarks on a week-long canoe trip along the world’s largest lake
Increased carbon dioxide is affecting freshwater ecosystems
Ongoing restoration projects are breathing new life into Florida’s Everglades
An expedition into the Jordanian desert is helping teachers and schoolchildren understand the precarious state of water
An enormous hydropower development in Ethiopia is expected to put further pressure on Egypt’s already fragile water supply
The southern US state is sinking twice as fast as previously thought, with human mismanagement of its coast being held largely to blame

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