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A long-simmering factor in Iran protests: climate change

Published: 
Wed, 01/17/2018 (All day)

In the mountains of western Iran, the province of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is known for mile-high lagoons, flowing rivers and wetlands that attract thousands of species of migratory birds.

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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

Published: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:00pm

The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.

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Whose Garbage Is This Anyway?

Published: 
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:07pm
Category: 
Water

It was not your usual Holy Land tour, but surely one of the most revealing I’ve ever had. A team from Friends of the Earth Middle East took me around to see how waste, sewage and untreated water flow, or don’t, between Israel and the West Bank.