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It’s not just Iran: Conflict over water resources is on the rise
Iran and Afghanistan, Ethiopia and Egypt, in Chile and Peru: Fights over water rights are increasing in the face of heat and drought.
UN SDGs: Global sustainability goals are in ‘deep trouble’
SDG progress is not about lines on a graph, says UN chief António Guterres. It's about climate progress and human dignity placed at risk.
UK waters are too polluted to swim in. European countries offer answers
In 2022 a House of Commons report concluded that no river in England was free from chemical contamination.
Berlin’s buildings put it atop Climate Resilient Cities Index
Cities including Berlin, Madrid and Toronto ranked highly for climate actions that protect real estate assets and investment.
Rainforests pump water round the tropics, but this effect is weakening
By pumping water from the land into the air, tropical forests also function like a heart.
The Nile’s delta is badly polluted by heavy metals
The contaminants primarily derive from untreated agricultural drainage, municipal waste and industrial wastewater.