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Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2011

Victories won by activists around the world tops our list of the big environmental stories of the year. In this photo: a young woman is placed in handcuffs and arrested…

Chart: US suffers record drought

Map shows the level of drought and dryness across the US. Map courtesy US Department of Agriculture. Click to enlarge. An exceptional drought is still scorching major parts of Texas,…

Want water? save forests

The UN-backed Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is urging nations to conserve their forests in a bid to mitigate rising water scarcity problems. "[Forests] reduce the effects of floods, prevent…