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Water Closely Linked to World's Refugee Crisis

Behind barbed-wire fences at this camp in northern Jordan, about 33,000 Syrians — half of them children — exist uneasily, housed in rows of rudimentary shelters that barely protect them from the winter cold.

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 3: Snowpack Looks Good for California Water Supply

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California The first measure of Sierra Nevada snowpack in 2013…

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 15: Difficulty of Cleaning Urban Waterways

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

Syrian Refugees Flood Into Jordan's Dry Northern Region

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In states surrounding Syria — especially resource-poor Jordan — the influx of more than 120,000 Syrian refugees is putting a squeeze on the water supply.

The Stream, February 14: China's Big Desalination Plans

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China plans to quadruple its desalination capacity by the end…

The Stream, October 31: Seven Billion and Counting

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Climate change has had devastating affects on glaciers in the…

The Stream, June 6: Heavy Rains Relieve China's Drought

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Heavy rainfall over the weekend has eased the effects of the…

The Stream, April 6: Africa's GM Food Trials

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Rising population and chronic water shortages are forcing Jordan,…

The Stream, March 23: World Water Ranking

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Mauritania, Kuwait and Jordan are the most water-stressed countries…

The Stream, February 16: Asia's Greenest Cities

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Singapore is the green champion among Asia's cities, according…