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The global nature of a drought

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April 8, 2015

Canada belongs to the economic and geopolitical system impacted by water shortages in California and Brazil. It’s time to take part in the response.

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Staying Afloat

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March 21, 2014

On the occasion of World Water Day, Gary White and Matt Damon, Co-founders of Water.org, offer their thoughts on sustainable access to water.

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Three Canadian Water Myths

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June 24, 2013

Ralph Pentland, author of Down the Drain: How we are Failing to Protect our Water Resources, debunks three of the biggest myths about Canada’s water resources.

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Are We Running Out Of Water?

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March 22, 2013

Canadians have a way of taking their plentiful water resources for granted. Yes, we have a lot of fresh water, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have to manage it sustainably.

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Somalia: No Water. No Solution.

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July 12, 2011

The Horn of Africa, especially war-torn Somalia, is again the scene of a humanitarian tragedy. The two last rain seasons have failed. Already extremely poor, peasants cannot grow anything. Their animals have died of thirst. Food prices have spiked. Thousands have no choice but to walk for days in the scorching heat in the hope […]