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Ethiopia Hunger Reaches Emergency Levels

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Food crisis continues in midst of severe El Nino drought. Photo…

Hunger Spreads in Africa As El Nino Cuts Harvests

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Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, October 12: Shell in Court Over Nigeria Oil Spills

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The world must improve land and water management in order to…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, October 10: Water and the State of Hunger

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Food Security Approximately 12.5 percent of the global population--or…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, October 5: Drought Compounds Humanitarian Crisis in Sahel

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Oxfam has urged the World Bank to stop its support of large-scale…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, September 19: A $700 Million Water Pipeline to Cyprus

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Turkey is building a $US 700 million pipeline to transfer water…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, August 10: Rain Collapses Section of China's Great Wall

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Rains and Floods Continue in Asia Days of heavy rain caused…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, July 6: Hunger Looms in Somalia and Sudan

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aid organizations are warning of a possible famine in Sudan,…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

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.
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

The Stream, October 12: Biofuels Spur Hunger

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U.S. government support for biofuels and inaction on climate…
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

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Just over half of respondents in the European Union's 27 member…