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Scientists warn of water woes

Demand for water in agriculture and energy production could spike in the coming decades while catastrophic floods and droughts strike more often, a water conference in Canada is to hear this week.

Feb 28, 2011
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Floods drown Asia's rice bowl

Massive floods have ravaged vast swathes of Asia's rice bowl, threatening to further drive up food prices and adding to the burden of farmers who are among the region's poorest, experts say.

Oct 06, 2011
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Go with the flow in flood prediction

Floods have once again wreaked havoc across the country and climate scientists and meteorologists suggest that the problem is only going to get worse with wetter winters and rivers bursting their banks becoming the norm. ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Thailand flooding could affect PC supplies, prices

(AP) -- The personal computer industry, already reeling from depressed demand, has been dealt another setback: Massive flooding in Thailand has curtailed production of a critical component - computer storage ...

Oct 19, 2011
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Probing Question: How well do we predict floods?

There was no Ark involved and it didn’t last 40 days -- but when the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee dumped more rain on the already saturated Northeast, the result was the Susquehanna River’s worst flooding in nearly ...

Oct 05, 2011
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