The Stream, July 5: Africa’s Shrinking Glaciers

A team of scientists and photographers has embarked on a mission to document Africa’s melting glaciers, according to the Guardian.

A southwestern Chinese city has cancelled plans to build a multimillion-pound copper alloy plant amid anti-pollution demonstrations that lasted for days, the Guardian reported.

Water supply cuts in New Delhi have made this year’s summer heat particularly unbearable, according to The New York Times. Does the Indian mega-city need a more efficient water distribution system?

Amid dry weather, groundwater levels are dropping fast in the Pakistani cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, threatening to cause acute water shortages for millions of people in the area, The Nation reported.

Ghana has introduced new measures to fight the steady depletion of its rivers and water bodies, China Daily reported.

Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, who has photographed the effects of oil and mining globally, talks about his current water project.

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