Crop scientists now fret about heat not just water.

Stebbins C. Crop scientists now fret about heat not just water.                              Reuters. Chicago,  Oct 24, 2011,USA                                                             Crop scientists in the United States, the world’s largest food exporter, are pondering an odd question: could the danger of global warming really be the heat? For…

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Anticipate internal migration in Mexico by water shortages.

Anticipate internal migration in Mexico by water shortages.                                                  Notimex Vanguardia newspaper on Dec. 25, 2011, Mexico In the near future water shortages and lack of access to sanitation could generate migration flows that add pressure on overcrowded urban areas, anticipates a…

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Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.

Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.                                                      Written by: United Kingdom Parliamentary Office.          www.scidev.net    01/7/ 2011/. United Kingdom The UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, argues that water resource management should not be overlooked in plans for climate change adaptation in Africa.

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Adapting agricultural water to climate change.

Adapting agricultural water to climate change.                                Published:Overseas Development Institute. United Kingdom  www.scidev.net15/9/ 2010/. United Kingdom This policy brief, published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), examines the relationship between climate change, water and food security and outlines potential adaptation strategies and policy priorities for developing…

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Ecuador seeks a sustainable water management.

Moreno V. Ecuador seeks a sustainable water management. May 2005, Ecuador. Ecuador is one of the countries with the largest water reserves in the region. However, its poor management and inequitable distribution generate serious environmental, social and economic conflicts. Several issues are being discussed around…

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The excessive global population growth threatens its sustainability.

The steady increase in world population, low birth control by the non developed countries, excessive pollution of the environment, inadequate protection of the marine environment, the systematic neglect of agriculture in many countries, the high demand for food, inadequate water management.

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Climate change, current and short-term effect.

Juan G. R. Climate change, current and short-term effect. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 2: 3-4, 2010, Spain. Climate change is part of the changes or adjustments that makes the planet earth to maintain the balance of different factors or natural forces, at the…

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Climate change, causes, development and consequences. Alicante, 25/11/2009, Spain

Tuduri B. F. Climate change, causes, development and consequences. Alicante, 25/11/2009, Spain. Currently, there is a strong scientific consensus that global climate will be significantly altered in the XXI century as a result of increased concentrations of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous…

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