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The Last Drop: America's Breadbasket Faces Dire Water Crisis

The Last Drop: America's Breadbasket Faces Dire Water Crisis | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This story is one in a series on a crisis in America's Breadbasket –the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that hel...

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Could this happen in Australia also?

Jamie Strickland's curator insight, July 25, 2014 10:46 AM

Thanks to my good friend, Seth Dixon for the original scoop.  There had been quite a bit of news reporting on the drought in central California this year, but this midwestern region has been experiencing water stress for years with little national attention.  I plan to use this article in both an upcoming presentation as well as an example when I teach "Tragedy of the Commons" in my Environmental Dilemma class.

Kate Buckland's curator insight, July 26, 2014 10:32 PM

Good to compare to how we use water resources in Australia

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The Impact of Technological Change on Libraries and Librarianship - Part 1

The first of four parts in the ninth module of SLIS 701: Introduction to Library & Information Studies. The focus of this module is on Technology i
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Difference Between Technology of Education and Technology in Education

Difference between technology of education and technology in . , . . . . Technology of education and technology in education are two phrases that ar
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Did Climate Change Spark the Syrian Civil War?

Did Climate Change Spark the Syrian Civil War? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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7 Worst Plane Crashes in History

This is a compilation of the worst plane crashes. From a mid-air airplane crash collision to a fatal pilot error, these aviation accidents are shocking
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Knowledge Democracy and Excellence in Engagement | Tandon

Knowledge Democracy and Excellence in Engagement | Tandon | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The IDS Bulletin is an open access, peer-reviewed journal exploring emerging international development topics.
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Whose Knowledge Counts? Development Studies Institutions a... | Standing

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Why the Crusade Against Cash Isn’t Clearly ‘Pro-Poor’ – UPDATED | NextBillion

Why the Crusade Against Cash Isn’t Clearly ‘Pro-Poor’ – UPDATED | NextBillion | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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Does torture work? The research says, "No" - Journalist's Resource

Does torture work? The research says, "No" - Journalist's Resource | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
As the Trump administration considers torturing suspected militants, the question of whether it helps elicit information or discourage insurgents is again important to policymakers, journalists, scholars and the public.
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Central African Republic’s Lost Generation

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How to tell good research from bad: 13 questions to ask - Journalist's Resource

How to tell good research from bad: 13 questions to ask - Journalist's Resource | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Asking these questions can help journalists gauge the quality of a research study or report and avoid relying on flawed findings.
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The price of shame | Monica Lewinsky

In 1998, says Monica Lewinsky, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of onlin
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What Is Socialism?

Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml What do Scandinavia, Bernie Sanders, and the Soviet Union have in common? Arguably the most misused theory of all time
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Why the Deadly Asbestos Industry is Still Alive and Well

Despite irrefutable scientific evidence calling out the dangers of asbestos, 2 million tons of the carcinogen are exported every year to the developin
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13 Amazing Pieces of Military Technology

These are the top 13 most amazing and advanced new technologies invented by and for the military for combat & defense Subscribe to Talltani
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6 Most Valuable Gemstones Ever Found

These gemstones are the most valuable ever found. Surprisingly it's not just expensive diamonds that made the list! Ever heard of jadeite for instance...
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Social sustainability: Satisfying human needs

Engaging sustainability videos to learn & teach. More sustainability videos on www.sustainabilityillustrated.com
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Coverage of Donald Trump's Inauguration

Republican Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Friday January 20th. Watch Bloomberg'
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Introduction: Information, Knowledge and Power | Davies

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Transforming Nutrition: Ideas, Policies and Outcomes 2017

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What is the future for medium-sized commercial farms in Zimbabwe?

What is the future for medium-sized commercial farms in Zimbabwe? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe’s land reform created two ‘models’ for resettlement farms – one relatively small-scale, the A1 schemes, and one medium to large-scale, the A2 farms. A1 farms now cover (very) approximately 4.2 m ha including around 150,000 farms and A2 farms 2.7 m ha across 20,000 farm units (although A2 areas now include a range of…
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https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/03/22/iraq-isis-dumped-hundreds-mass-grave&utm_content=WIR.03.23.17

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(Erbil) – The Islamic State (also known as ISIS) executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of detainees at a site near Mosul, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Digital security tips for journalists: Protecting sources and yourself - Journalist's Resource

Digital security tips for journalists: Protecting sources and yourself - Journalist's Resource | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Hackers are everywhere. This tip sheet offers free resources to help journalists protect their sources and themselves.
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Putin on the destruction of the Middle East – Must watch!

The Project for the New American Century (PNAC) was a neo-conservative think tank that operated between 1997 and 2006. It openly advocated for the tota
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What Are The World's Largest Cities?

What's The Most Common Language In The World? http://testu.be/1JvSDoQ Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Right now, there are 28 megacities in the world
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Bill Gates's Top 10 Rules For Success (@BillGates)

He consistently ranks in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people. He's one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. H
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