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Alberta faces melting glaciers and drought

The CBC reports on the problems faced by Alberta due to glacial melt: “Receding glaciers and lack of rain are already having an impact on local waterways, but there’s more bad news to come. “Up in the Athabasca Glacier, we … Continue reading

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Famine claims two more in Tharparkar

Pakistantoday reports on a famine which continues to claim lives in the Tharparkar district in Pakistan: At least two more children died on Sunday due to food shortages in Thar mounting the death toll to 247 in a time span … Continue reading

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