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The Stream, June 1: Drought in China

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Food prices for staple crops such as maize will more than double…

Photo Slideshow: Food and Farmers — China's Other Challenge

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The farm sector and the coal sector together made up 85 percent of water used in China last year. These photos take a look at the people and places affected by rising energy demand, accelerating modernization, and diminishing freshwater resources.
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China's Other Looming Choke Point: Food Production

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The Yellow River Basin is the center of a contest over water, energy, and agriculture.

The Stream, May 19: Arctic Waters

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A leaked draft of the official strategy for the Arctic reveals…

The Stream, April 6: Africa's GM Food Trials

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Rising population and chronic water shortages are forcing Jordan,…

The Stream, March 21: Water and Security

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The United Nations should promote cooperation in the regions…

The Stream, March 14: Water and Food

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts that the 2010-11…

The Stream, February 25: Toxic Clean-up

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South Africa has pledged $168 million to clean the toxic water…

The Stream, February 23: The Strategic Power of Water

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Some 50 million environmental refugees will flood the global…

Flood-Devastated Benin Requests Millions for Emergency Aid

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Torrential rains threaten to plunge the West African nation into crisis.