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Lake Turkana - Water Conflict

Water Conflict: Violence Erupts Along Ethiopia-Kenya Water-stressed Border

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Severe droughts have added stress to an ongoing dispute between two neighboring ethnic groups near Lake Turkana — the border between the two nations — which has culminated in a series of violent attacks.

The Stream, May 13: The Battle for the Arctic

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Secret U.S. embassy cables released by Wikileaks reveal that…

Infographic: Bohai Pipeline Map — Coal Reserves vs. Water Resources in Northern China

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A look at China's coal-rich, yet water-scarce northern region.

EPA Releases Draft Assessment of Environmental Effects of Biofuels

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Preliminary report describes an infant cellulosic biofuels industry with a mandate to grow up fast.

More People, More Problems -- Water Challenges with Chinese Urbanization

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Recent reports reveal the nation's freshwater challenges and their possible solutions.

Businesses Get New Blueprint for Managing Water Risks

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New guide from U.N. Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate outlines how corporations can successfully engage in water policy and management.

Saudi Water Use ‘Growing Exponentially,’ Higher Prices Needed, Report Says

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Agriculture is draining non-renewable groundwater reserves in the water-scarce country.

Peter Gleick: Time for a "Cash for Water Clunkers" Program

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The international water expert proposes a plan to ensure the long-term sustainability of the United States’ water resources.

World Bank Report Endorses Integrated Approach to Water Management

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Rising population growth and food demand coupled with climate change will test World Bank’s water resource strategy

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.

Southern Australian State Plans to Save Additional 5 Billion of Liters of Water

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Australia Tackles water scarcity in New South Wales by funding projects such a recycled water for irrigation.

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.