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2013-07-19 14:36:59

A new study released today finds that so much water may be lost in the Volta River Basin due to climate change that planned hydroelectric projects to boost energy and food production may only tread water in keeping up with actual demand.

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2010-09-07 09:20:00

Experts meeting in Stockholm during the annual World Water Week conference are concerned that unpredictable weather patterns around the world could endanger global food security.

2010-03-30 14:21:48

Nations of the Greater Mekong Subregion need to 'rethink' their agricultural industries to meet future food needs, given the social shifts and climate changes that are forecast for the coming decades.

2008-08-25 09:01:19

Int'l agencies urges reducing food waste STOCKHOLM, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Three international agencies said on Thursday that the whole world must reduce food waste by half by 2015 to meet the challenge of water and food shortage.

2006-08-21 12:23:47

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Fixing leaky pipes in conurbations from Mexico City to New Delhi is a better way to avert water shortages as the world population grows than costly schemes such as dams, a leading expert said on Monday.

2006-08-21 12:20:00

Fixing leaky pipes in conurbations from Mexico City to New Delhi is a better way to avert water shortages as the world population grows than costly schemes such as dams, a leading expert said on Monday.

2006-08-20 19:03:59

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Surging demand for irrigation to produce food and biofuels is likely to aggravate scarcities of water but the world's supply is not running out, an international report said on Monday.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).