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Water Conflicts Loom as Supplies Tighten; Food Security Threatened, Ecosystems in Decline

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Saturday, September 14, 1996

WATER CONFLICTS LOOM AS SUPPLIES TIGHTEN; FOOD SECURITY THREATENED, ECOSYSTEMS IN DECLINE

Spreading water scarcity is contributing to food insecurity and heightened

China's Claims on Earth's Resources Overtaking Those of the United States

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Wednesday, August 28, 1996

CHINA'S CLAIMS ON EARTH'S RESOURCES
OVERTAKING THOSE OF THE UNITED STATES

China's surging economy is placing growing pressure on the earth's natural

Wind Power Fastest Growing Energy Source Ready to Displace Coal, Slow Climate Change

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Wednesday, August 14, 1996

WIND POWER FASTEST GROWING ENERGY SOURCE READY TO DISPLACE COAL, SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE

Wind power is now the world's fastest growing energy source. Global wind power

Cropland Losses Threaten World World Food Supplies

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Saturday, July 27, 1996

CROPLAND LOSSES THREATEN WORLD FOOD SUPPLIES

Because grain production has not kept up with food demand, the world has

Pressure on Climate Negotiatiors Heats Up

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Saturday, June 22, 1996

PRESSURE ON CLIMATE NEGOTIATORS HEATS UP

As climate negotiators gather in Geneva next month, they will face growing

VITAL SIGNS 1996:WORLD GROWING HOTTER AND HUNGRIER

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Saturday, May 18, 1996

Vital

VITAL SIGNS 1996:
WORLD GROWING HOTTER AND HUNGRIER

WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE URGES WORLD BANK AND FAO TO OVERHAUL MISLEADING FOOD SUPPLY PROJECTIONS

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Wednesday, May 1, 1996

WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE URGES WORLD BANK AND FAO
TO OVERHAUL MISLEADING FOOD SUPPLY PROJECTIONS

Lester R. Brown, President, Worldwatch Institute

INFECTIOUS DISEASES SURGE:ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION, POVERTY TO BLAME

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Saturday, April 20, 1996

INFECTIOUS DISEASES SURGE:
ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION, POVERTY TO BLAME

Rates of infectious disease have risen rapidly in many countries during the past

WORLD LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY INDUSTRIES FACING CUTBACKS AS U.S. CORN RUNS LOW

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Thursday, April 4, 1996

WORLD LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY INDUSTRIES
FACING CUTBACKS AS U.S. CORN RUNS LOW

Lester R. Brown

On Friday morning, March 29, 1996 the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its Grain

DEVELOPMENT AFFECTING RIVERS AND WETLANDS BOOMERANGS TO CAUSE ECONOMIC AND BIOLOGICAL LOSS

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DEVELOPMENT AFFECTING RIVERS AND WETLANDS BOOMERANGS TO CAUSE ECONOMIC AND BIOLOGICAL LOSS

A new Worldwatch Paper, Imperiled Waters, Impoverished Future: The

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