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Water Equals Human Dignity And International Security

Water scarcity and drought is directly connected to public health, energy, agriculture and food supply and, by extension, international security. The full spectrum of social networking is beginning to have a dramatic turning-point effect on public policy and societal change throughout the world. Much like its impact as a major stimulus in the election of […]

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US Army Steps Up Requirements for Green Building, Lighting

WASHINGTON, DC — Cool roofs, solar water heating and advanced metering are among the energy efficiency elements that are to be incorporated into new permanent Army buildings in the U.S. and abroad. Starting in fiscal year 2013, designs for new construction and major renovations are to incorporate the sustainable design and development principles contained in […]

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When The Water Ends: Africa’s Climate Conflicts

For thousands of years, nomadic herdsmen have roamed the harsh, semi-arid lowlands that stretch across 80 percent of Kenya and 60 percent of Ethiopia. Descendants of the oldest tribal societies in the world, they survive thanks to the animals they raise and the crops they grow, their travels determined by the search for water and […]

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India- The Thirsty Giant faces Water Scarcity

NEW DELHI — The quest for water can drive a woman mad. Ask Ritu Prasher. Every day, Mrs. Prasher, a homemaker in a middle-class neighborhood of this capital, rises at 6:30 a.m. and begins fretting about water.  It is a rare morning when water trickles through the pipes. More often, not a drop will come. […]

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