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Cape Town battles drought with unconventional tree removal

In a bold move against climate change, Cape Town turns to cutting down invasive trees to save water.

Katharine Houreld reports for The Washington Post.

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Privileged lifestyles of rich are driving urban water crises

The unsustainable consumption of the rich — including the use of swimming pools, garden irrigation and washing cars — is a key driver of urban water crises, according to a new study that calls for a fresh approach to tackling the issue.

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Devastating South African flooding provokes climate change debate

As KwaZulu-Natal struggles to rebuild after the deadly floods that decimated the province this month, understanding the cause of the weather-related disaster has become a major concern for its beleaguered residents.

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French schooner docks in Cape Town to study pollution and climate change impacts

The French schooner Tara arrived in Cape Town as part of a two-year expedition up the West African coast to study how pollution, particularly microplastic pollution, in Africa’s main rivers.
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Oil and gas drilling rig off Cape Town coast sparks pollution fears

The arrival of the oil and gas drill rig DeepSea Stavanger in Cape Town has triggered oil spill fears among environmentalists.
One year after the water crisis, Cape Town recovers from tourism drought
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One year after the water crisis, Cape Town recovers from tourism drought

One year after Cape Town's water crisis, tourists are coming back to South Africa's "Mother City." But is the water crisis entirely averted Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town.

Woman tried to run 100 marathons in 100 days for a global water crisis
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Woman tried to run 100 marathons in 100 days for a global water crisis

Thirst CEO Mina Guli is running the marathons to raise awareness about the global water crisis.
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