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3 Nov 2014 SAO PAULO, Brazil
Hundreds of Brazilians took to the streets of the country's largest city, Sao Paulo, this weekend to protest the state and federal government's inaction in the face of ongoing water shortages and severe drought.Spanish news agency EFE reported that somewhere between 400 and 1,500 protesters, organized by grassroots organizations, political parties and student groups, demonstrated on November 1st to demand that Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin address the state's water crisis...
3 Sep 2014 WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI).The report, “Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks,” examined how the availability of freshwater resources might limit plans to expand shale gas development in regions throughout the world...