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Iran: running out of water

Iran: running out of water

A country hit by desertification and the prospect of water shortages in a region of rising tension Iran is a complex country with more than 80 million inhabitants that fascinates through its history and people just as much as it alarms through its military and...
Taiwan: measures for tackling air pollution

Taiwan: measures for tackling air pollution

For several years, air pollution problems in Taiwan have been a major concern and have mobilized all government departments. A number of laws were passed during the 1990s in an attempt to improve air quality. But it was only in 2013 and the appearance of PM2.5...
The water crisis in South Africa

The water crisis in South Africa

South Africa facing substantial investments to combat the water crisis A recent report by the NGO Green Cape estimated at 70.4bn ZAR the level of financing needed to build and consolidate the hydraulic installations in South Africa to combat water shortages in certain...