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South African Power Plants Roiled By Water Scarcity and Global Pivot Away From Carbon

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Bankruptcies, project shutdowns, regulation, and emission limits…

El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

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Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

Middle East Conflicts Jeopardize Water for Millions

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Water is both a weapon and a casualty of violence in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, April 17: Vietnam Farms and Dams Compete for Water Amid Drought

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Water-Food-Energy A drought in Vietnam has uncovered tensions…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, February 6: Lake Michigan Water Levels at Record Lows

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Americas Water levels on Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have reached…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, January 23: Andean Glacier Melt a Risk to Water Supply

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Water Supply A new study about Andean glaciers found that the…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, December 26: China's Big Desalination Plans

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China has revealed plans to boost its desalination capacity to…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, December 7: A New Route for Keystone XL?

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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan near the…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, November 16: Myanmar's Test from Foreign Investment

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Myanmar's forests, river systems, and the wildlife they support…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, November 14: Flooding Hits Rome

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Extreme Weather Suburbs, towns and farms outside of Rome flooded…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

The Stream, August 14: Food and Water Relief Measures

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France, the United States and G20 president Mexico have scheduled…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

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Poor rains have led to crop failures in Somalia, and the threat of food price increases could push parts of the country back into famine. Meanwhile, there is little relief for those who fled to neighboring Kenya, as the refugee camps there are facing water shortages.