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An Ancient Tool Holds Promise for Modern Water Problems

03-21-2017

Columbia Water Center

A large cistern in the ancient city of Resafa, Syria, was filled by channeling periodic floods from a wadi west of the city. The use of complex systems for directing and harvesting water dates back thousands of years.

UN says fertiliser crisis is damaging the planet

02-16-2013

The Independent

Michael McCarthy

The world is facing a fertiliser crisis, with far too little in some places, and far too much in others, a new report from the United Nations says today.

UN: 15-year push ends extreme poverty for a billion people

07-05-2016

the Guardian

Sam Jones

The millennium development goals (MDGs) have driven "€œthe most successful anti-poverty movement in history" and brought more than a billion people out of extreme penury, but their achievements have been mixed and the world remains deeply riven by inequality, the UN'€™s final report on the goals

2016 Global Peace Index

08-11-2016

<a href="http://www.visionofhumanity.org">http://www.visionofhumanity.org</a>

The Global Peace Index Records a Historically Less Peaceful and More Unequal World 

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