The Stream, June 19, 2024: Palestine’s Waters, Wetlands, and Sanitation Systems Plunge Deeper into ‘Crisis,’ UN Report Shows

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A new environmental impact assessment from the United Nations shows that more than 92 percent of water in Gaza is “unfit for human consumption.”

The Stream, June 12, 2024: World’s Biggest Banks, Behind Oil and Gas Projects in the Amazon, Accused of Significant Greenwashing

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Over the past two decades, just six of the world’s largest banks have funded the majority of oil and gas development in the Amazon rainforest, a new report says.

The Stream, June 5, 2024: Scant Snow and Rain Across Canada Take Toll on Energy Production

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As drought across Canada weakens its hydropower production, the country this year has become increasingly more reliable on energy imports from America.

The Stream, May 29, 2024: Faced With Drought and Disappearing Glaciers, Himalayan Village Copes with Relocation

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Faced with drought and summer deluges, villagers in Nepal were forced to abandon their traditional homelands — an increasing trend in a region hit hard by water insecurity.

The Stream, May 22, 2024: Global Freshwater Migratory Fish Populations Plummet in Past 50 Years, Study Finds

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Over the last half-century, migratory freshwater fish populations have endured a “catastrophic” global population decline.

The Stream, May 15, 2024: Solar Storm Disrupts Farmers Across North America

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The weekend’s northern lights were a hindrance to many North American farmers, as GPS systems were scrambled and tractors stalled.

The Stream, May 8, 2024: Farmers in India Turn to Ice Cream Sales As Water Scarcity Decimates Crops

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Indian farmers, impacted by water scarcity in dry summer months, are increasingly becoming seasonal ice cream vendors to make an income.

The Stream, May 1, 2024: In Sri Lanka, Contaminated Waters Linked to Kidney Disease in Farmers

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For decades in Sri Lanka farmers have suffered from kidney pain and failure, the cause unknown though likely linked to contaminated water.

The Stream, April 24, 2024: Deadly Flooding Hits Dubai As Historic Deluge Brings Desert Nations to Standstill

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A year’s worth of rain fell in one day in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, spurring deadly floods and shutting down cities like Dubai.

The Stream, April 17, 2024: Bogotá Is Less Than Two Months Away From Potential ‘Day Zero’ Scenario, Leaders Warn

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Bogotá officials say just 54 days of water remain in the Colombian capital’s reservoirs, which sit at historic lows.

The Stream, April 10, 2024: In Western Russia, ‘Worst Flooding Ever Recorded’ Fuels Public Outcry

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Thousands of homes in western Russia have been destroyed after the Ural River swelled and burst through a dam.

The Stream, April 3, 2024: Salty Drinking Water in Bangladesh, a Growing Problem, Sickens Pregnant Women

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Headaches, organ failure, and even death are befalling a number of pregnant women in coastal Bangladesh, where drinking water is becoming contaminated with salt.