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Russian and Kazakhstani river management agencies heads gathered in Ust-Kamenogorsk

29.06 / 20:13  Ust-Kamenogorsk - As part of the Year of Russia in Kazakhstan a working meeting of heads of Russian and Kazakhstani river management agencies took place today in Ust-Kamenogorsk …



Water Crisis Persists

June 29, 2004   WATER problems still persist in some parts of Harare in areas such as Queensdale, Msasa Park, Mabvuku/Tafara and Ruwa where residents have gone for days without water supplies …



The Nile Waters: Moving Beyond Gridlock

June 25, 2004   At present, the situation in the Nile Basin is clouded with uncertainty. On the surface, diplomats and their experts are running from one conference to the other giving speeches and making declarations of their achievements ...



Indian, Pakistani officials say water dispute "almost resolved"

Jun 22, 2004  NEW DELHI - Indian and Pakistani officials Tuesday said they were close to resolving differences between the two countries over the sharing of water from rivers running through disputed Kashmir ...





EVICTED - Why are 25 million 'environmental refugees' on the move worldwide?

The first people to be popularly called "environmental refugees" as such were the people fleeing the disastrous African drought in the Sahel region in the seventies. That catastrophe turned the best cropland in five countries of Africa into cracked and barren earth …




… der Filmtipp – für alle, die jetzt nicht mehr bei der Fußball-Europameisterschaft mitmachen …


Thirst : The New Blue Gold

The rush to privatize water is underway across the world. In the new documentary Thirst, filmmakers Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow set out to explore the consequences…





Herzliche Grüße von der Elbe

Jörg Barandat



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