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How sunlight could turn seawater into freshwater for coastal communities
climate change

How sunlight could turn seawater into freshwater for coastal communities

A summer of extreme heat and drought around the world has been a reminder that water scarcity is a pressing…
60 percent of European Union and UK land is now facing drought conditions
Environment

60 percent of European Union and UK land is now facing drought conditions

(CNN) – At least 60 percent of land in the European Union and United Kingdom — an area bigger than…
‘We are in extreme crisis.’ Italian parmesan producers fear for future amid drought
World

‘We are in extreme crisis.’ Italian parmesan producers fear for future amid drought

On the River Po, Italy (CNN) – The main artery that cuts through Italy’s heartland, where 30% of its food…
Iran: Protests on water shortages turn violent as police arrest 67
Middle East

Iran: Protests on water shortages turn violent as police arrest 67

Protests in the Iranian city of Isfahan over the drying up of a river turned violent, as riot police arrested…
Thousands rally in central Iran to protest water shortages
Middle East

Thousands rally in central Iran to protest water shortages

DUBAI, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Thousands of farmers and their supporters gathered in the central Iranian city of Isfahan on…
Blaming climate change, Turkish farmers count the cost of drought
Middle East

Blaming climate change, Turkish farmers count the cost of drought

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Rain fell on Bicar Icli’s fields in southeastern Turkey for the first time in…
In California, some buy machines that make water out of air
World

In California, some buy machines that make water out of air

BENICIA, Calif. (AP) — The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched…
As its rivers shrink, Iraq thirsts for regional cooperation
Middle East

As its rivers shrink, Iraq thirsts for regional cooperation

HALABJA, Iraq, Sept 6 (Reuters) – “Where we are standing right now, there should be a river,” says Nabil Musa,…
Dry California tourist town to guests: ‘Please conserve’
World

Dry California tourist town to guests: ‘Please conserve’

MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — Tourists flock by the thousands to the coastal town of Mendocino for its Victorian homes and…
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