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EPA sends controversial water rule to White House
The Hill - 2015-04-06
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
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
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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.