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Streams of migration

As droughts wither crops and water insecurity disrupts political and economic stability, people are moving. The World Bank estimates that 700 million people are at risk of being displaced by severe water stress by 2030.

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2022 Beijing Games: How real is your snow?

The Beijing Organizing Committee has given assurances that snow will not be an issue during, or after, the 2022 Winter Olympics. Experts have told DW otherwise. We take a look at some of the claims.
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‘CSI Amazon’: Epic study looks at what’s killing the rainforest’s trees

A newly published study provides insight into why trees die in the Amazon, and why the rate of tree death may be increasing.

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Brazilian dry forests are chronically degraded even in non-deforested areas

Caatinga, a biome of shrublands and dry forests in northeast Brazil, is severely threatened by human activity even in non-deforested areas.

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This unappreciated climate change risk lurks in many portfolios according to BlackRock

Water stress — when demand for H20 exceeds supply — is an underappreciated investing risk that cuts across regions, asset classes and sectors, the world's largest fund firm BlackRock warns.

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Modeling water stress for shared water resources

Billions of people rely on water resources that originate across borders. New research evaluates how climate change and increased water demand could affect future water stress.
Water shortage fears jump in Jordan amid coronavirus lockdown

Water shortage fears jump in Jordan amid coronavirus lockdown

Public fears of water shortages increase as one of the world's most water-stressed countries tries to tackle COVID-19.

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