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Focus on reducing urban water leakage

No resource is more fundamental to life and human society than water. Yet, globally, 25 to 30 percent of drinking water is lost every year due to leakages in urban water distribution systems.

dateOct 08, 2013 in Environment
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A new tool for mapping water use and drought

Farmers and water managers may soon have an online tool to help them assess drought and irrigation impacts on water use and crop development, thanks to the work of two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

dateFeb 08, 2012 in Environment
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Climate: which nations, cities most at risk?

A third of humanity, mostly in Africa and South Asia, face the biggest risks from climate change but rich nations in northern Europe will be least exposed, according to a report released Wednesday.

dateOct 26, 2011 in Environment
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Weather conditions could results in cattle heat stress

Cattle producers should be aware that forecasted weather conditions could result in significant heat stress issues in cattle. The US Meat Animal Research Center predicts danger or emergency conditions through most of South ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in Other
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