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In California, some buy machines that make water out of air
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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
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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’
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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…
Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry
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Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry

Hundreds of thousands of young salmon are dying in Northern California’s Klamath River as low water levels brought about by…
Over 71% of Lebanon’s population risks losing access to safe water – UNICEF
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Over 71% of Lebanon’s population risks losing access to safe water – UNICEF

BEIRUT, July 23 (Reuters) – The United Nations warned on Friday that more than four million people in Lebanon, including…
Iran’s top leader says he understands protests over drought
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Iran’s top leader says he understands protests over drought

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Leader leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday said he understands protesters’ anger…
Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest
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Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian police officer was killed during unrest in the country’s restive southwest amid…
Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens
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Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens

Just under a year ago, Alice Posha fled her home in the middle of the night and then watched as…
Five thousand feral camels culled in drought-hit Australia
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Five thousand feral camels culled in drought-hit Australia

Helicopter-borne marksmen killed more than 5,000 camels in a five-day cull of feral herds that were threatening indigenous communities in…
Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control
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Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia’s largest “megablaze” under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed…
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