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New data show 5.9 million Chinese face drinking water shortages

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BEIJING, Feb. 29 (Xinhua) -- The number of Chinese officially…

Drought leaves 250,000 short of drinking water in north China

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About 250,000 people in north China's Hebei Province, which neighbors…

China Faces Reign of Sand

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INNER MONGOLIA, CHINA (January 21, 2008) – Furious dust and…
The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

A Vast Chinese Grassland, a Way of Life Turns to Dust

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600 miles north of Beijing the whole of the largest contiguous grasslands on Earth opens to the horizon.

The Perfect Drought - Water Disaster in the American West?

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Is the American West facing a water disaster? Reporter Jon Gertner…