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Water Scarcity, Public Protest Slow Foreign Farmland Purchases

New GRAIN study finds changed conditions in international “land grabs.”

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa's Hydropower Shortfalls

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Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

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 24: Conflict in Kenya

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Violence broke out between the Massai and Kikuyu tribes in Kenya…

The Stream, January 16: Droughts and Floods Pose Public Health Risks

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Public Health Floods linked to climate change, along with the…

The Stream, January 8: Oil Sands Mining Increased Water Pollution in Canada

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Oil sand mining operations in Alberta, Canada have been shown…

The Stream, December 17: India Faces Severe Warming by 2100

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India's climate outlook in the upcoming century is bleak, according…

The Stream, November 20: Greenhouse Gases Record High in 2011

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According to the BBC the World Meteorological Organization's…

The Stream, October 5: Drought Compounds Humanitarian Crisis in Sahel

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Oxfam has urged the World Bank to stop its support of large-scale…

Price of Corn and Soybeans Reached All-Time Highs in July, World Bank Says

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The price of five internationally-traded staple crops rose 10…

The Stream, April 6: Radioactive Water Leaks Again At Fukushima

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Asia Twelve tons of radioactive water leaked from a pipeline…

The Stream, April 4: Water and Politics in South America

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Under a new law, mining and oil companies in Peru will be required…