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Severe Global Water Shortages Seen Taking Root in Developing Nations

The near absence of fresh water for the human population is already beginning to impact many sectors of the world, notably with the current situation in India. By the year 2020, most major Indian cities are projected to run dry, according to data from the World Bank.  Severe water shortage had already led to a […]

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War and Water

With all of its life-giving properties, water is not often associated with acts of war. Yet many important interconnections are apparent in modern life. For example, wars are sometimes fought on waterways; those engaged in military operations have many needs for water; war can adversely impact water resources; and increasingly, observers worry that wars might […]

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