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Where groundwater levels are falling, and rising, worldwide

Data from more than 1,000 aquifers reveal widespread decline, but improvement in some places shows the trend can be reversed.
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Drought in Syria, Iran and Iraq made ‘extreme’ by global warming, attribution study says

Syria, Iraq and Iran were parched by high temperatures that would have been “virtually impossible” without the effects of global warming, scientists said.
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Iran could burn up in 30 years — and not from a nuclear meltdown

According to the Middle East Institute, some 70% of all Iranians might need to leave the country to survive by 2050.
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Iranians blame power grid and gas shortage for shutdown amid heat

The government in Tehran cited “unprecedented” heat when it ordered a two-day shutdown to protect health and conserve energy, but many residents were not buying it.
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As water shortages intensify Iran's heat wave, authorities shift blame

In a growing country of some 88 million people, mired in droughts exacerbated by climate change, experts say the damage is irreversible.
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Drought in Iran leaves some chasing the last drops of water

Summer has come to Sistan and Baluchistan province, an impoverished fragment of chapped earth and shimmering heat in Iran’s southeast corner, and all people there can talk about is how to get water.