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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
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Flooded street in Thailand
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water
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Domestic Water Use Grew 600% Over the Past 50 Years

  • Aqueduct
  • water
water sprinkler on lawn
  • Aqueduct
  • water
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Water Could Limit Our Ability to Feed the World. These 9 Graphics Explain Why

  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • water
  • water stress
Conventional sprinkler irrigation
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • water
  • water stress
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
Dry, cracked soil with a small lake and mountain range in the background.
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
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UN Security Council Examines the Connection Between Water Risk and Political Conflict

  • Aqueduct
  • conflict
  • human rights
  • united nations
  • water
  • water risk
SDF fighters in central Raqqa
  • Aqueduct
  • conflict
  • human rights
  • united nations
  • water
  • water risk
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Water Is a Source of Growing Tension and Violence in the Middle East

  • Aqueduct
  • water scarcity
  • drought
  • water
  • water risk
  • Aqueduct
  • water scarcity
  • drought
  • water
  • water risk
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It's Not Just Cape Town: 4 Shrinking Reservoirs to Watch

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Al Massira dam, Morocco
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Water Stress is Helping Drive Conflict and Migration

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • drought
  • Aqueduct
  • food security
sahel-food-crisis
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • drought
  • Aqueduct
  • food security
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The Xiangyang sludge-to-energy plant in China.
  • China
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • water
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What Does Water Have to Do with National Security?

  • Aqueduct
  • maps
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
People loading truck
  • Aqueduct
  • maps
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Natural Infrastructure Could Help Solve Brazilian Cities’ Water Crises

  • Cities
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
An Atlantic Forest restoration project from the Guandu Water Fund project site in Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: Suzanne Ozment
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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The Future of Fresh Water

  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Delaware Canal State Park
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

Companies Could Profit from Setting Water Targets Informed by Science

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate science
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • water
  • water risk
Irrigation System
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate science
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • water
  • water risk
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Signs of Worry, Signs of Hope on World Water Day

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Children in India carry water.
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress

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