Regions where water disputes are fuelling tensions

AlertNet: Disputes over water are common around the world, exacerbated by climate change, growing populations, rapid urbanisation, increased irrigation and a rising demand for alternative energy sources such as hydroelectricity. Following are a few of the regions where competition for water from major rivers systems is fuelling tension. SOUTH ASIA India is home to three major river systems -- the Ganges, Brahmaputra and the Indus -- which support 700 million people. As an upstream nation, it controls......

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