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Israel’s Mediterranean Desalination Plants Shift Regional Water Balance

Desalination could remake the region’s politics and ecology.…

Israel’s Water Resource Ethic: More With Less

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Desert life nurtures respect for water. By Brett Walton,…

Israel and Jordan Agree to Share Water, But Fall Short of Saving Dead Sea

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The $US 900 million deal on scaled-back scheme neglects Palestine. Photo…

The Stream, January 9: West Bank Floods as Wall Blocks Drainage

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Winter Storms An Israeli security barrier built mostly in occupied…

The Stream, October 24: Poor Food Outlook After Nigeria Floods

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The worst flooding Nigeria has seen in 50 years has destroyed…

The Stream, August 29: Arctic Ice Reaches Record Low

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With a few weeks still left in the annual melt season, Arctic…

The Stream, August 15: Difficulty of Cleaning Urban Waterways

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is starting…

The Stream, July 18: Lima, Algal Blooms, and Tibetan Glaciers

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New research based on 30 years of observation suggests that Harmful…

The Stream, July 17: Drought in the United States

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Low water levels in the Mississippi River have prompted salt…

The Stream, July 11: Tensions High in Israel and Lebanon Over Water

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Tensions have heightened between Israeli and Lebanese troops…

Irrigation Expert Daniel Hillel Wins World Food Prize

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For developing the principles behind more efficient irrigation systems — and for spreading those ideas around the world — Dr. Daniel Hillel, a soil scientist, has been awarded the 2012 World Food Prize.

The Stream, May 3: India's Water Pollution

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After years of drought, water is again flowing in the Jordan…