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Clean Water Runs Out and Yemen Hovers on Edge of Another Epidemic

Yemen’s cholera outbreak is likely to grow worse following a crippling import blockade.

Hunger Spreads in Africa As El Nino Cuts Harvests

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Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage…

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.

The Stream, June 8: A Tipping Point for World Climate and Resources

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A study by European scientists warns that large geoengineering…

The Stream, May 22: Water, Food Crisis Driving Instability in Yemen

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The European Union will provide additional humanitarian aid to…

The Stream, April 18: Water Conflicts In Western U.S.

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Irrigators in Texas and New Mexico are unhappy with a decision…

The Stream, March 29: Shale Gas Prospects in China and California

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Water Shortage Years of uncontrolled digging of wells in Yemen…

The Stream, October 12: Biofuels Spur Hunger

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U.S. government support for biofuels and inaction on climate…

The Stream, October 3: France To Cancel Shale Gas Permits

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France plans to cancel shale gas exploration permits granted…

World Economic Forum Davos Notebook

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Circle of Blue mentioned in Reuters World Economic Forum Davos…

Water, Not al-Qaeda, is Yemen’s Main Domestic Concern, Experts Say

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Yemen made headlines last Christmas as the training ground for the man who attempted to blow up an airplane two months ago, but a more immediate concern for the people living in the country is a rapidly dwindling supply of freshwater.

Melting Glaciers, Drought Jeopardize Bolivian Capital's Water

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Planned migrations to water-rich areas are being considered as an emergency option as La Paz's water supply hangs in the balance.