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change is likely to worsen floods on river
s such as the Ganges, the Nile and the Amazon this century while a few, including the now-inundated Danube, may become less prone, a Japanese-led scientific study said on Sunday.
Fierce competition for water could trigger conflict unless nations cooperate to share the diminishing resource, leaders from Asia-Pacific nations warned on Monday.
From Central to Southeast Asia, regional efforts to secure water have ...
Deforestation may significantly decrease the hydroelectric potential of tropical rainforest regions, warns a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
The study, led by Claudia M. Stickler at the ...
Home to giant catfish and stingrays, feeding over 60 million people, and with the largest abundance of freshwater fish in the world, the Mekong River
, and its numerous tributaries, brings food, culture, and life to much of Southeast Asia. Despite ...
China is the world’s worst polluter -- home to 16 of the 20 dirtiest cities and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Recent headlines have been shocking: 16,000 decaying pig carcasses in Shanghai’s Whampoa River
, dire air quality reports in ...
-change study on the Lower Mekong
Basin says Laos' and Vietnam's central highlands can anticipate declines in production of robusta coffee and forecasts the cash crop will become more suitable for northeastern Thailand.
Fish farms in the Mekong
Delta province of An Giang. Climate
change is likely to have a great impact on fish farming along the Mekong River
as erratic rainfall will disrupt the flood pulse cycle of the river
, predicts a new study. -- VNA/VNS ...
Scientists meeting in the Thai capital have warned extreme weather caused by climate
change will reduce fish stocks and major crops in the Mekong River
Basin if countries in Southeast Asia fail to adapt. However, they also warn dam building, much ...
Here come those dastardly dams! In Asia, Africa and the Middle East, nations are aggressively building hydroelectric dams, seemingly heedless of the potentially disastrous effects on the countries downstream.
As examples, Laos broke ...
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change is threatening the survival of a number of Asian bird species, including those in India, a new study warns.
The research conducted by Durham University and BirdLife International says that many avian species from the ...
Researchers from UK-based BirdLife International (of which Bombay Natural History Society is the India Partner) and Durham University have come up with new findings about the impact of climate
change on birds in Asia, including ...
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The European Union (EU) yesterday committed 4.95 million euros (over US$6 million) to the Mekong River
Commission (MRC) to boost its efforts to respond to the region's climate
Representatives of the EU and the MRC ...
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change is likely to constrain natural resources, drive migration both domestically and internationally, and exacerbate tensions globally into 2030, according to a new National Intelligence Council “Global Trends 2030” ...
Population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation and climate
change are putting pressure on the world's river
basins, and "hydro-diplomacy' is essential if water-related conflicts are to be avoided, experts said on Wednesday.Cooperation ...
The world is on the verge of the greatest crisis it has ever faced. Worsening water security will have irreversible consequences on ecosystems, livelihoods and the global economic system.The ever-expanding water demand by the world's ...
A new report from the National Research Council, a group that advises the United States government, brings some sobriety to the oft-heated discussion about melting Himalayan glaciers.Interest in the glaciers intensified in 2010 when the ...
The Cambodian government has committed to the construction of five dams along the Mekong River
in order to meet a huge demand for electricity, but environmental groups warn that severe repercussions loom for this strategy.
"While each ...
Lemons and sweet bamboo may not be associated with frontline efforts to adapt to climate
change in most parts of the world, but in Kioutaloun village in northern Laos, rice farmers hit by landslides, land erosion and severe flooding are looking ...
Pakistan Line of Control, July 23 (AlertNet) - As the silver waters of the Kishanganga rush through this north Kashmir valley, Indian laborers are hard at work on a hydropower project that will dam the river
just before it flows across one of the ...
As competition for clean water grows, some of the world's biggest companies have joined forces to create unprecedented maps of the liquid gold that flows beneath our feet.
The Aqueduct Alliance, which allows users to create maps by ...
Disputes over water are common around the world, exacerbated by climate
change, growing populations, rapid urbanisation, increased irrigation and a rising demand for alternative energy sources such as hydroelectricity.
Following are a ...
The Himalayan glaciers that feed major south Asian river
s like the Indus, the Brahmaputra and the Ganges are melting more rapidly, reveals a major new study which says that soaring global temperatures are not the only reason.
The study, ...