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The Stream, January 5: Qatar's Food Security

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Unlike the other oil-rich, water-poor Gulf states, by 2024 Qatar…

Choke Point: China - Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Largest Country

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An escalating confrontation over resources; a confrontation with global implications.

Nevada and Utah: Desert Aquifer Dispute in Snake Valley

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Snake Valley, Utah.  Image courtesy of the Utah Geological SurveryA highly disputed bill sits on the desk of Utah Governor Gary Herbert that would allow the construction of a 300-mile pipeline to pump 16 billion gallons of groundwater from the Snake Valley aquifer to as many as 120,000 households in the growing desert metropolis of Las Vegas, Nevada.