On Monday, California, Arizona, and Nevada reached an agreement to cut back on the amount of water they take from the Colorado River. The plan represents progress in tackling the river's shortage of water. But stronger cuts will be needed to keep this important river from running dry.
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Last week, Iran's government cracked down suddenly on people protesting over a lack of water in the city of Isfahan. Farmers there have been protesting for over two weeks because the nearby Zayanderoud River has run completely dry, making farming impossible.
The Ocean Cleanup, a group that is working to collect and remove plastic pollution from the ocean, recently revealed a new project - a special boat that removes plastic from rivers before it ever reaches the ocean.