#water security News

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As extreme heat events become more frequent, Asian cities are under pressure to protect their most vulnerable citizens.
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With heatwaves roasting cities, chief heat officers try to protect people from temperatures so high 'the body can't cool down'.
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Worsening droughts are depleting Amazon riverways, raising fears that road paving could fuel deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest.
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Malaysia lost an estimated US$1.7 billion in wasted water between 2018 and 2022. The perceived low cost of water combined with climate pressures is fuelling water scarcity.
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#water security Opinion

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Across the region, it’s never been more critical to cultivate a resilient healthcare workforce capable of addressing climate-induced public health issues.
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As global heating shifts the planet’s water cycle out of balance, lives, nature and economies are under threat.
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To restore Earth’s stability, governments must recognise the need to respect the nine planetary boundaries. This requires a steadfast commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and protecting biodiversity and water resources.
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Long a source of tension with its neighbours, China’s transboundary rivers are opening opportunities for regional cooperation.
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#water security Videos

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Watch: Singapore researchers are trying to give banana skins and coconut husks a new lease of life in water purification kits that can be used in disaster situations. They could one day also be used in the manufacture of batteries.
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Do children ask the toughest questions? This World Oceans Day, we get renowned oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle, founder of Mission Blue, to field questions from curious kids on the mysteries of the deep.
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EB Studio Our urban infrastructure is responsible for almost 40 per cent of global carbon emissions. Climate solutions need to include the biggest energy guzzlers, clean energy and retrofitting old buildings.
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Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
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