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Permaculture expert to lecture in Texas on making the most of rare rains
Big Bend Now - 2014-10-04

EPA chief Gina McCarthy asks water professionals to back new wetland rules
New Orleans Times-Picayune NOLA.com - 2014-09-30

Vladimir Putin's Crimean mistake: The Russian president is miscalculating how easy it will be to control Crimea.
Slate - 2014-03-13

NOAA: Water Temps Highest in 150 Years in Northeast
weather.com - 2013-06-27

Influx of Syrian refugees stretches Jordan's water resources
The Washington Post - 2013-06-17

In Asia's waters, an assertive China means long-lasting disputes
The Washington Post - 2013-06-09

Irrigation Subsidies Leading to More Water Use
NYTimes.com - 2013-06-07

Ghana Arrests Chinese in Gold Mining Regions
NYTimes.com - 2013-06-07

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World Shale Plays Face Water Risk

Fossil Fuels: Warming vs Jobs

Ukrainian Energy at Crossroads

Food Data Reveals Ecological Impacts

Ukraine Energy Future Remixed Due to Crisis

Wet Weather Fails to Lift California Drought

Pegasus Pipeline Spill in Arkansas

KXL Pipeline Comments Due in April

Pipelines Protested by Native Americans

Offshore Problems Beset Shell in North

Aftermath of Sandy Hits East Coast

Offshore Drilling Safety After Macondo

Arctic Drilling Continues Despite Test Failure

Isaac Hits Gulf. Venezuelan Refinery Smolders

Extreme Weather Takes Toll on Crops, Society

IEA: Natural Gas Must Meet 'Golden Rules'

Shale Advisors Call for Disclosure of Chemicals

Advisory Report on Shale Gas

Keystone XL Opposed as Decision Nears

House Proposes Cuts to Environmental Programs

Congressional Committees Look at Offshore Drilling Safety and Economics

Obama: End Oil Subsidies, Finance Alternatives

Census Shifts Power to Coasts, to South

Existing Cap-and-Trade Credits See Volatility

Pennsylvania Gears Up for More Shale Gas

Ecology Ranks High in Online News Awards

BP Report Looks at Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Wind Power Up, US Energy Use Falls in 2009

$1 Million Prize for the Best Ocean Oil Cleanup

Plan for 2050 Energy Mix Calls for Big Cuts
In Carbon Emissions and Fossil Fuel Use

Gulf Oil Spill Preoccupies World Oceans Day

Offshore Oil From Gulf Spill Washing Ashore

Senate Holds Hearing on Ocean Acidification

Obama to Open New Areas to Offshore Drilling

Solar-Powered Water Purifier Can Clean 6,500 Gallons a Day

Detroit Bankruptcy

Bioswales Channel Rainwater to Sustain a Garden

Videos of Native American Keystone XL Protests

CIA Cover Story Gives Birth to Deep Ocean Mining

Links from State of the Map 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline Maps

DC Benchmarking Law

Externalities and Hidden Costs of Economic Activity

Shale Gas Has Challenges, But Study Group Holds Out Hope

Energy Management Changes Coming to DC

Condos, Co-ops Save Energy with Good Studies

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Marcellus Shale - Facts, Figures, Maps

Matthew10

The Barque Eagle Tackles a Squall in the Gulf of Mexico

Haiti Aid - Water, Food

British Industry Group Examines Peak Oil

Renewable Energy Technology 2010 Conference

Redevelopment of Haiti

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Celine Cousteau on the world's oceans.
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The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) monitors and certifies gold mining operations via vis their use of cyanide.
From the Web site:
"The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) was established for the purpose of administering the "International Cyanide Management Code For The Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold", and to develop and provide information on responsible cyanide management practices and other factors related to cyanide use in the gold mining industry.

ICMI's primary responsibilities are to administer the International Cyanide Management Code for gold mining, promote the Cyanide Code's adoption and implementation, evaluate its implementation, manage the certification process and to make information on the safe management practices for cyanide widely available."

Global Map and Infographic of Water Conflict Hotspots
Derived from the Transboundary Water Dispute Database of the University of Oregon.

The Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database (TFDD)
"A database intended for use in aiding the process of water conflict prevention and resolution. We have developed this database, a project of the Oregon State University Department of Geosciences, in collaboration with the Northwest Alliance for Computational Science and Engineering."

United Nation's page on Maritime Boundaries
The page describes UN conventions regarding the delimitation of sovereign territorial waters, and includes country pages with tables giving the latitudes and longitudes of territorial water boundaries. Ukraine is included.


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