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Archive for April, 2019

Worsening Drought and Conflict Loom in Southeast Asia

Courtesy of Circle of Blue, a look at worsening drought in southeast Asia: More than 66 million Southeast Asians had their lives disrupted by drought in the past three decades. Dry conditions aggravated poverty and inequality, and inflamed regional conflicts. Unless governments take decisive action soon, the future could be worse, a new report warns. […]

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Rapid Urbanization Increasing Pressure On Rural Water Supplies Globally

Via Phys.org, an article on a new report examining the increasing competition between cities and agriculture for water: An international team of researchers has carried out the first systematic global review of water reallocation from rural to urban regions—the practice of transferring water from rural areas to cities to meet demand from growing urban populations. They […]

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