#irrigation News

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As groundwater depletes and climate change impacts strengthen, a rooftop system that catches, stores and filters rainwater is helping a Kathmandu Valley town beat thirst.
2021 climate disasters food security
Human-driven climate change is fueling weather extremes — from record drought to massive floods — that are hammering key agricultural regions around the world.
Farmers unaware of ozone’s impact on crop loss
Ozone pollution poses a serious threat to crop production and food security, but its invisible, odourless nature leaves farmers unaware.
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New study shows decrease in average snow drought duration; this increases the risk of floods.
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#irrigation Opinion

Banderban farmers
In South Asia, where population pressures pose a significant food security challenge, growing at least two crops per year boosts productivity, writes International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre's Julie Mollins.
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Water scarcity can spark bitter conflict, but effective resource management and resilience policies can help countries avoid water scarcity and boost economic growth, says World Bank Group vice president for sustainable development Laura Tuck.
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Unless water resources are managed with extraordinary care, the consequences could be devastating, say Prince El Hassan bin Talal, distinguished member of the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace, and Sundeep Waslekar, president of Strategic Foresight Group.
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With Valentine's Day around the corner, World Resources Institute research associate Kathleen Buckingham examines the environmental impact of flowers.

Food & Agriculture

The GMO dilemma

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#irrigation Videos

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Regardless of your beliefs, the overarching message of this video on environmental stewardship will likely resonate.
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Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
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Women continue to show results in addressing climate change in urban and rural communities around the world. UN's Momentum for Change celebrates their efforts through this short video.
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