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The Stream, November 9: Hepatitis Outbreak in South Sudan

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An outbreak of Hepatitis E in South Sudan refugee camps has killed…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

Droughts Hit World's Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

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Droughts have struck food-producing regions in the United States,…

The Stream, February 23: New Report Adds Fuel to Fracking Debate

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Energy A new study by the University of Texas Energy Institute…
North Korea Food Crisis

Differing Views On North Korea's Food Crisis

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Torrential rains, heavy summer floods, and typhoons have compounded North Korea’s dysfunctional food-distribution system, leaving millions — including many children — in danger of malnutrition, according to some media outlets and humanitarian-aid groups. But others contend that additional analysis is necessary to verify the circumstances.

The Stream, October 5: Out of Water

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Severe water shortages due to the La Nina weather pattern are…

The Stream, September 1: Chinese NGOs Urge Apple to Clean Its Supply Chain

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An investigation by a group of Chinese green NGOs reveals that…

The Stream, August 3: Of Food and Conflict

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The Shabab Islamist insurgent group in Somalia is blocking starving…

The Stream, February 8: Food for Thought

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Crop shortages are just another ingredient in an explosive mix…

Wildlife Elephants Fall Victims to Kenya's Drought

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More than 40 elephants have died in the past two months in the Laikipia, Isiolo and Samburu districts, as the severe drought challenges Kenyan wildlife’s capacity to feed itself.While a prolonged dry spell continues to plague Kenya, wildlife experts worry that the country’s 23,000 elephants might be in danger.

Bankers in India doing rain dance beneath money tree

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INDIA -- The battle against inflation in India this year has…

Australian Rice Woes: High Prices, But No Water, No Crop

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AUSTRALIA --Australia's failed rice crop -- the country will…