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Geopolitical Implications of New International Trade in Water

Courtesy of Pruned,  an interesting article on the geopolitics of the emerging international trade in water. As the report notes: “First there was Barcelona, and now Cyprus is also importing water. Like Spain, Cyprus is suffering from a severe drought that has left the its reservoirs at 7.5% full. In fact, according to Reuters, the […]

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Greece To Sell Water to Cyprus

As reported by Terra Daily, Greece has signed a deal with Cyprus to sell eight million cubic metres (280 million cubic feet) of water to the drought-hit island. According to the article: “…Cyprus is facing a major drought problem and asked for our help,” Greek Environment and Public Works Minister George Souflias told reporters. “We […]

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