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The Stream, December 26: China's Big Desalination Plans

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China has revealed plans to boost its desalination capacity to…

The Stream, March 6: An Essay on Hunger

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Droughts and Floods Today's must-read: Paul Salopek's beautiful,…
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, September 29: The Texas Water Crisis

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In serious drought conditions, Texas does not and will not have…

The Stream, August 17: Invasive Species in Lake Michigan

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Has Lake Michigan become unfishable? The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…

The Stream, July 28: U.S. Shale Gas and Russia's Energy Influence

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The shale gas boom in the United States has weakened Russia’s…

The Stream, July 27: What's to Blame for Somalia's Famine?

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Even though drought, poor infrastructure and poverty are all…

The Stream, July 11: Desperate Hunger Looms in the Horn of Africa

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An unprecedented drought, instability and higher global food…

West Bank in Acute Humanitarian Crisis, World Bank Water Report Says

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Amid bloody ethnic conflict, the prolonged five-year drought in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip drags on in dismal every-day monotony, but a World Bank report published last month is raking the coals between Israelis and Palestinians over vital aquifers that they share.