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Lisdey Espinoza Pedraza and Markus Heinrich – Water Scarcity: Cooperation or Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa?

More than any other region, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is plagued by instability and conflict. Conflict has traditionally been caused by political, military, ethnic and religious issues, but, in an increasingly complex world, potential causes of insecurity have widened and diversified considerably. Though traditional sources of conflict continue to play a major role, economic, social and environmental …

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Couple Buys Destroyed Farmlands In India And Naturally Transforms Them Into Wildlife Sanctuaries

A passionate couple moved to India to save the nation from complete deforestation by rescuing and rehabilitating barren farmland. For those seeking inspiration even though they have been told that one person can’t make a difference, look no further. This is actually a story about a couple who followed their passion for rehabilitating land, wildlife, and the fresh water supply …

How the World Bank’s ‘Payday Loans’ Are Increasing Dire Water Shortages in Latin America By Barbara G. Ellis, Ph.D.

In midst of global warming’s frightening and growing droughts, increasing shortages of water resources in Latin America are being exacerbated by World Bank (WB) million-dollar loans to unstable governments desperate to rise out of poverty by attracting global industries to exploit their irreplaceable natural resources. And most use millions of gallons of water to do it whether it’s fossil-fuel fracking …