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Ukraine War Exacerbates Famine in the Global South

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World
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Once again, war shows us that its effects cause suffering far beyond the battlefield. Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine is exacerbating the food crisis in many countries in Africa and the Middle...

The Long Road to Sufficient Water

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Kyrgyzstan
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Crumbling irrigation canals from Soviet times have long made life difficult for farmers in Kyrgyzstan. But money for repairs was unavailable because of an outdated law. Together with their...

The Mothers Fighting for Clean Water

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Bangladesh
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Helvetas
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The groundwater on Bangladesh's coastlands is becoming saline. Rising sea levels are to blame, and the population is suffering. Four years ago, mothers got together and became politically active...

How Climate Change Accelerates Migration

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Bangladesh
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Helvetas
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Migration as a response to changing environments is nothing new; in fact, it is part of the story of how humans inhabit our planet. Detailed research on how climate change influences migration,...

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