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Are Possible Water Wars Just Overblown Hype?

Are dire predictions of future water wars just overwrought environmentalists fanning the flames of fear? You be the judge. By 2025, the United Nations estimates that two-thirds of the world’s population will live where water is scare. Unsafe drinking water kills more … Continue reading

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Great Lakes States Prepare for Water Wars

The Great Lakes hold one-fifth of the world’s fresh surface water and 95% of the fresh surface water in the U.S. With droughts and the population shift from the Midwest into southern and western states, the eight states and two … Continue reading

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Droughts, Pollution Could Spark Water Wars

Water wars? World leaders and military strategists are already planning for a day when the Earth’s most abundant resource — water — becomes more precious than oil. Mankind can survive without oil, but water is essential to life. Climate change, pollution and a … Continue reading

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