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November 29, 2014--A bill to protect Hermosa Creek has only weeks left to pass Congress (Denver Post)

Colorado lawmakers are racing the clock to pass a bipartisan wilderness bill that would protect wide swaths of the Hermosa Creek region, in the southwest corner of the state. The measure is in a strong position after a key U.S.


November 28, 2014--China turns to drastic measures to avoid water crisis (CBS News)

The Yongding River, which once fed Beijing, ran dry along with 27,000 other rivers in China that have disappeared due to industrialization, dams and drought. "Some of the large parts of the north China plane may suffer severe water shortages," said environmentalist Ma Jun.


November 28, 2014--In Wyoming, governor doesn't want to let water leave state (Billings Gazette)

Every spring, John Joyce watches as thousands of gallons of water in the Nowood River rush by his ranch in northern Wyoming. It’s water that eventually moves into the Bighorn, Yellowstone, Missouri and Mississippi rivers before dumping into the Gulf of Mexico.


November 28, 2014--Human-induced nitrogen pollution impacts oceans (Business Standard)

Human activity, particularly in industrial and agricultural processes, has had significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle, a new study has warned.


November 27, 2014--Global weather predicted to become increasingly extreme despite warnings (Independent)

Global weather will become increasingly extreme, with the planet facing rising surfacing temperatures, higher sea levels and flash flooding.