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Food Security: Destroyed Agricultural Infrastructure Drops Production in Syria

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Irrigation canals have been severely damaged, large poultry farms have been destroyed, and now close to 10 percent of Syrians who remained inside the country's borders are in need of food assistance — these are just a few of the side effects of the ongoing conflict in the war-torn country that will likely have ramifications on food security for years to come.
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

Water and Food Security: Somalia Famine Grows, Drought Could Ease

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Meteorologists are hopeful for future rainfall, though they say the current disaster was preventable. The lack of rain, which is also affecting neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia, and political instability have tipped Somalia into a food crisis that could persist, even as drought conditions abate.

The Stream, July 27: What's to Blame for Somalia's Famine?

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Even though drought, poor infrastructure and poverty are all…

Bottomless Precedent: BP Gulf Gusher Endemic to Global Oil Problem

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.

Water Shortages and More In Gaza City

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With Israeli forces moving into Gaza City, the World Bank is…

Environmental assessment could help military gain ground

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Not only does war cost human lives, but it also degrades human…

Virtual geology: New map to expose hidden water, minerals, and oil

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LILLESTROEM, Norway - A new geological map, launched in Norway,…

Looming water wars foreshadow big problems

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COLONIA BORQUEZ, MEXICO -- Adaptation, or the matter of adjusting…

Troops Sickened by Water

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WASHINGTON, DC - Dozens of U.S. troops in Iraq fell sick at bases…

Nigeria: Water Protest Turns Violent

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ABUJA, Nigeria -- Water vendors yesterday protested over a…