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The Stream, June 26: U.S. Supreme Court Awards Georgia in Tri-State Water Dispute

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Tough verdict on Rio+20 from author George Monbiot: governments…
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The Stream, April 30: Budget Cuts at Environment Canada

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Federal budget cuts at Environment Canada, the country's environmental…
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The Stream, April 17: Iran's $1.5 Billion Water Transfer Project

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Iran has launched a $US 1.5 billion project to divert water from…
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The Stream, March 29: Shale Gas Prospects in China and California

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Water Shortage Years of uncontrolled digging of wells in Yemen…
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The Stream, March 22: Closing World's Water Deficit Could Cost $104 Billion Annually

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On World Water Day, we look at: Water Innovation Hindustan…
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The Stream, March 6: An Essay on Hunger

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Droughts and Floods Today's must-read: Paul Salopek's beautiful,…
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The Stream, December 8: Water for Export

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An Israeli desalination plant that is expected to start operations…

Texas Utilities Use Restrictions, Not Prices, To Cope With Water Shortages

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The preference for government mandates reinforces the idea that…
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Weather Extremes: Floods, Droughts, Tornadoes, and Extreme Heat Plague Much of U.S.

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Extreme weather events in 2011 have been numerous and diverse, prompting some analysts to link the natural disasters to climate change. Most recently, many states are under exceptional-drought and extreme-heat advisories.
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Worsening Humanitarian Crisis: Unprecedented Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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The drought has gripped large regions of eastern Africa, leaving an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and is likely to continue for much of the year, according to the United Nations.
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The Stream, July 11: Desperate Hunger Looms in the Horn of Africa

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An unprecedented drought, instability and higher global food…
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The Stream, June 15: The Cost of Nuclear Phase-Out

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A survey by the Asahi newspaper shows that nearly three-quarters…