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Islamic State Occupation Wrecks Iraq Environment and Infrastructure

UNEP report provides initial tally of contaminated sites and destroyed water systems.

Middle East Conflicts Jeopardize Water for Millions

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Water is both a weapon and a casualty of violence in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.

Iraqi Engineer Wins Goldman Environmental Prize for Work on Marsh Restoration

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Over the last decade, Azzam Alwash has helped revived Iraq’s…

The Stream, October 15: After Drought, Some U.S. Farmers Give Up On Corn

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Sea level rise and increasing floods are forcing families living…

The Stream, March 28: Diminishing Water Could Slow Clean Energy Development

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Diminishing supplies of water, metals and biomass could slow…

The Stream, May 27: The Global Food Market

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The dire drought in central and southern China may hit the grain…

The Stream, March 22: World Water Day 2011

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The New York Times compares the water markets and policies of…

The Stream, March 3: South Africa's Energy Mix

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Members of South Africa's Parliament are pushing for the country…

The Stream, February 3: Australia After the Storm

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While a blizzard forced many in the Midwest to hole up in their…

U.S. State Department Releases Annual Report on Water Aid

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An assessment of U.S. spending for water aid shows that funding from USAID has increased, while Millennium Challenge water grants decreased.

African, Asian Nations Top Latest Water Security Risk Index

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A new report furthers the hypothesis that water stress serves as a catalyst for conflict.

Water is a Key Issue in Iraqi Election, U.S. General Odierno Says

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Opinion polls show that basic services such as water and electricity are top issues for Iraqis in the March 7 parliamentary elections, the United States’ commanding general in Iraq said last week.