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Israel’s Mediterranean Desalination Plants Shift Regional Water Balance

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

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, May 3: India's Water Pollution

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

The Stream, March 21: Drought, Fire, and Kenya's Wildlife

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Drought and Water Access A forest fire in China's Yunnan province…

The Stream, March 19: The Water Factor in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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U.S. scientists are investigating whether DNA from Asian carp…

The Stream, October 5: Out of Water

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Severe water shortages due to the La Nina weather pattern are…

The Stream, August 1: Land-grabbing in Ethiopia

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Human rights group Survival International has accused the Ethiopian…

The Stream, May 23: Water and the Middle East

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President Barack Obama's speech on the Middle East last week…

Jordan Plans to Give Dying Dead Sea New Life

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The Dead Sea's Salt Encrusted ShoreJordan's government is making its own plans to rejuvenate the shrinking Dead Sea with salt water from the Red Sea

West Bank in Acute Humanitarian Crisis, World Bank Water Report Says

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Amid bloody ethnic conflict, the prolonged five-year drought in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip drags on in dismal every-day monotony, but a World Bank report published last month is raking the coals between Israelis and Palestinians over vital aquifers that they share.

Photo Slideshow: The Thirsty West Bank

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In a Drying Land, a Constant Struggle for Water PHOTOGRAPHS…