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Parag Khanna: How Resource Scarcity Will Lead to a New Global Order

The new global order looks more like a global disorder right now.

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A new report furthers the hypothesis that water stress serves as a catalyst for conflict.

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Photographic and scientific evidence shows that the melting third pole is still devastating the region

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Mining for Kabul’s untapped reserves could further compromise the area’s already fragile water resources

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“In a move with all sorts of political, economic, and environmental implications, the government of Singapore recently announced that it will not renew one of its two water agreements with its neighbor Malaysia.”

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Water shipped in large tankers designed for oil as a supply solution to the global freshwater crisis?

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“…Decisions executives make to respond to freshwater scarcity will penetrate almost every aspect of their business operations.”

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Infrastructure to succeed Malaysia import agreement, expiring in 2011.

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Many places the country currently imports products from may begin to see problems meeting domestic water demand in the coming decades, possibly causing a shortage of goods for the country, a study says.

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The proposed Telangana state would require re-allocation of two of India’s largest rivers.

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“…for every Bushman caught, accused, arrested and roughed up, several others sneaked in to gather or hunt, preferring to live freely without official help, without water that had strings attached.”

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World Water Day: “Designing Water’s Future,” the international student competition finds solutions to the global fresh water crisis. Water is the axis issue that intersects health, poverty, and security, as well as climate, energy, immigration, and the environment.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Population growth, urban development, farm production, and climate change is increasing competition for fresh water and producing shortages so acute that virtually every industry in the world anticipates sweeping systemic transformation over the next decade in their strategic planning, production practices, and business models.

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Pakistan officials argue India’s dam-building violate the Indus River Treaty.

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Tehuacán, meaning ‘Place of Stones’ in the native language of Nahuatl, is a centuries old city that lies in the Mexican state of Puebla, roughly 150 miles southeast of Mexico City.

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Yemen made headlines last Christmas as the training ground for the man who attempted to blow up an airplane two months ago, but a more immediate concern for the people living in the country is a rapidly dwindling supply of freshwater.

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Relationship between Australia’s drought and Antarctica’s increased snowfall offers clues to human contribution to global warming. Scientists have linked a severe, decades-old drought in Australia to increased snowfall in East Antarctica.

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Study shows 2007 discharges were double previous estimates.

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The fifth installment of Workman’s book details the Bushmen’s painful legal battle for water access against the Botswana government, which had begun to use “intentional, compulsory thirst” on the indigenous community. Left little choice, the Bushmen pursued court action to make access to water a fundamental human right.

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Yunnan Province is a microcosm of China’s freshwater challenges.

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