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The Jordan River is unique in its natural and cultural wealth, but is threatened by excessive water diversion and pollution, treated as a backyard dumping ground Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) has recently embarked on a broad campaign to raise awareness of the demise of the Lower Jordan River. Since much of the river is a closed military zone and off limits to the public, most people simply do not know that the river is drying up.

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Published in _Nile Global
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 08:34

La problemática de la laguna Parón...

Published in Santa

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"Es importante resaltar la acción pacífica que vienen impulsando los actores locales, usando al máximo los diversos mecanismos de diálogo para afrontar este conflicto, ya a puertas de cumplir 5 años. Apelamos a la voluntad y compromiso, por parte de las autoridades nacionales y la empresa, para esta nueva etapa de mantenimiento integral ...
Published in Santa
Monday, 10 December 2012 14:19

Participatory science in the Tana Delta

Published in Tana

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Water Hub

From Guardian Sustainable Business Water is the oil of the 21st century. The more water resources continue to deplete along the Red River, the fiercer the fight over who has access...

Published in _Colorado river Global

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The Kherlen, Khalkh, Argun, Uldz and Onon rivers of the great Daurian Steppe are under great threat! China, Russia, and Mongolia share all these rivers and face severe impacts from climate change, yet are over-using these water resources and failing to unite their efforts to address environmental and water security in these transboundary river basins.

Published in Argun
Sunday, 04 September 2011 00:42

Saving the River Jordan - Israel/Palestine

Published in Jordan
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Published in Omo - Lake Turkana

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Professor at the Graduate Institute and international water expert, Ronald Jaubert, with François Münger and Christophe Bösch from the Global Program, Water Initiatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation have just released a report entitled "Syria: The impact of the conflict on population displacement, water and agriculture in the Orontes River basin".

Published in Asi-Orontes
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 00:00

Syrian violence caused by drought ?...

Published in Quweiq

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Published in Blue Nile

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Published in Coastal Pacific
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 08:31

Water Dialogue in the Tana Delta

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The Indus rises on the Tibetan plateau in the Himalayas and runs down through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Along its way it feeds the largest connected irrigation system in the world, covering more than 18 million hectares of farmland. It also powers four major hydropower facilities, upstream of the farming areas. While other countries often have mixed priorities for their water, Pakistan has always been clear. The Indus is for irrigation. Hydropower is a secondary concern...
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00

Water, the diamond of Darfur

Published in Darfur-Kordofan

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“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video produced by Yale Environment 360 in collaboration with MediaStorm, tells the story of this conflict and of the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa. To report this video, Evan Abramson, a 32-year-old photographer and videographer, spent two months in the region early this year, living among the herding communities.

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“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video produced by Yale Environment 360 in collaboration with MediaStorm, tells the story of this conflict and of the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa. To report this video, Evan Abramson, a 32-year-old photographer and videographer, spent two months in the region early this year, living among the herding communities.
Published in Omo - Lake Turkana

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