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The ‘Wet Prince of Bel Air’

On November 10, 2015 By

With water restrictions imposed on all residents of LA, it has been revealed that one household used 11.8 million gallons! 

In the 12 months to April, they […]

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California water crisis

On June 22, 2015 By

Patterns in the earth are left behind from the receding waters of the Pine Flat Reservoir, seen on Oct. 14. The reservoir has been depleted to about 10% […]

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Australia sweats

On January 9, 2013 By

Australia – all of it – is suffering from record temperatures.  The average temperature for the country (almost the size of a continent!) has been […]

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Mississippi River Problems

On December 15, 2012 By

The Mississippi is one of the worlds most managed rivers.  It is also one of the busiest economic transport routes.

The river has become a vitally important aquatic […]

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I do not like posting negative posts, but this one is unavoidable!

Firstly the United Nations Environment Programme  have published a report which states that greenhouse gas emissions are 14% […]

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Food shortages were already a problem due to drought – but then the skies filled with clouds.  River levels hit highest levels since 1920’s leaving 65 dead, 125000 […]

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Only 7 of the 35 affected states have plans to take water availability into account with future climate change.

Food prices are expected to rise by at least […]

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Geopolitics of food supply

On July 25, 2012 By

Time is running out. The world may be much closer to an unmanageable food shortage – replete with soaring food prices, spreading food unrest, and ultimately political instability– […]

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