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The Stream, May 23: Glacial Floods, Robot Fish, and Missing School for Water

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Chile A glacial lake in Chile's Patagonia region drained for…

Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa's Sahel

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An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.

The Stream, November 23: Shale Gas and Climate Change

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Developing the United Kingdom's shale gas reserves is incompatible…

The Stream, August 16: Climate Refugees

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The deltas of the the Mekong, Irrawaddy, Niger, Nile, Mississippi,…

The Stream, May 30: China's Looming Power Crisis

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China's worsening power crisis leaves it few long-term options…

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.

World's Largest Rivers Are Losing Water, New Study Says

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One-third of the 925 rivers analyzed from 1948 to 2004 have showed “significant changes” in water levels.

Dangerous Bedfellows: Cholera Stricken Zimbabwe Braces for Malaria Outbreak

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- In Zimbabwe, the Cholera crisis…