Tag Archives: water

Iran Protests: Urbanization as a Factor

Most Iranians live in cities. Protests are no longer confined to Tehran and other big cities, as the move to small cities is changing the landscape of protests.

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Will There Be a Kurdish State?

Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.

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Water: A Big Challenge for Africa

Can Africa provide clean, safe water for its urban and suburban communities?

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Water as the Oil of the 21st Century

Water, water everywhere … and nowhere.

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11 Reasons the Mekong River Could Spark Asia’s First Water War

China dams the Mekong, threatening other nations’ peace and livelihood

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Bottled Water: Pouring Resources Down the Drain

Do the benefits of bottled water make up for the strain put on the environment?

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Watering Mexico City

Will Mexico City be able to stop and fix a decades-long abuse of its freshwater resources?

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Cotton Strangles the Aral Sea

Are water shortages in Asia temporary or the result of poor environmental policies?

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Environment and Globalization

Which key environmental challenges have to be addressed?

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China and the Comfortable Road to Ruin

Are India’s and China’s means of advancement hurting their long-term development?

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