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Extreme weather is worsening Africa's cholera crisis

Extreme weather is worsening Africa's cholera crisis

Relentless extreme weather in Africa has led to severe cholera outbreaks, killing thousands and affecting hundreds of thousands more.

Sebabatso Mosamo, Farai Mutsaka, and Gerald Imray report for The Associated Press.

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UN: Droughts hit women and girls hardest in vulnerable areas

In poor and rural regions around the globe, women and girls bear the brunt of drought's impacts, underscoring the need for water strategies to address their unique challenges, according to the United Nations.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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Harnessing urban stormwater could revolutionize city water management

Harnessing urban stormwater could revolutionize city water management

Cities in the United States have the untapped potential to capture a significant amount of stormwater, which could lead to more sustainable water resource management.

Matt Simon reports for WIRED.

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Study reveals climate change may expand locust swarms into new areas

A recent study highlights the potential expansion of locust swarms into new regions due to global warming, posing significant threats to agriculture and food security.

Bob Berwyn reports for Inside Climate News.

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A revelation about trees is messing with climate calculations

Trees make clouds by releasing small quantities of vapors called “sesquiterpenes.” Scientists are learning more—and it’s making climate models hazy.
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Climate change threatens the agritourism that helps small farms survive

Extreme heat, intense rains and droughts, and other climate impacts have put a dent in the number of people willing to visit farms this summer.
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Climate change in India: A growing environmental crisis

As torrential rains cause flash floods and landslides in India, the country grapples with an environmental crisis. The heavy rain comes after an unbearable heat wave. Murali Krishnan writes from New Delhi for Deutsche Welle (DW).
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