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The Stream, March 20: Water Security Threats in Asia and the Pacific

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Asia and the Pacific Lack of access to safe water in Pacific…

The Stream, July 31: Earth's Land Has Warmed 1.5 Degrees Over Past 250 Years

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The Earth's land has warmed by 1.5 degrees Celsius over the past…

The Stream, March 13: South American Gold Rush Triggers Worries Over Water

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What are "social-environmental" conflicts? Why are mining projects…

The Stream, February 2: Argentina's Drought

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Shallow canals and low water levels in Argentina have grounded…

The Stream, July 20: The Climate-Food Connection

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture urges more study of the climate-food…

The Stream, July 12: The Melting Arctic

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TransCanada Corp, the company that hopes to build the Keystone…
Shanghai Drought

Rains Bring Relief For Six-Month China Drought, But Chronic Water Problems Loom

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Although now satiated, the dry spell is the latest in a growing trend of severe water shortages threatening China's food production, energy generation, and accelerating modernization.
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Extreme Weather Hampers Grain Production — Droughts in France and Germany, Floods in Ohio

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Two of the world's most important crops, corn and wheat, are on track to meet global demand, despite water woes.
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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.

World Bank Report Endorses Integrated Approach to Water Management

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Rising population growth and food demand coupled with climate change will test World Bank’s water resource strategy