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Sudan floods kill over 100, threaten archaeological site

Flash floods in Sudan have killed more than 100 people this summer and inundated over 100,000 houses, threatening even a famous archaeological site near the capital of Khartoum and compounding the country's already dire economic ...

Water warning as climate risks intensify: report

Record temperatures are accelerating the rise of sea levels, melting glaciers and snow coverage and threatening the water supplies for billions, according to a major UN report Wednesday charting the "increasing and irreversible" ...

Low-oxygen zones in Danish seas double in a year

The area of Danish seas affected by low oxygen levels—a problem triggered by climate change—has doubled in the space of a year, according to a university report published Friday.

Seismic signals allow researchers to see under river ice

River scientists from Sweden, Finland and Germany report detailed measurements of sediment movement and water level in an ice-covered river using a novel technique—seismic signals. The results are published in the Journal ...

US West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now

The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future.

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