Crime Beat: Who killed Kelly Cook, the back-up babysitter? | S2 E1

Global News published this video item, entitled “Crime Beat: Who killed Kelly Cook, the back-up babysitter? | S2 E1” – below is their description. In 1981, Kelly Cook took a job to babysit for someone named Bill Christensen. The 15-year old girl was never seen alive again. Her body was found two months after in … Read more Crime Beat: Who killed Kelly Cook, the back-up babysitter? | S2 E1

Can Ethiopia and Egypt agree on the Nile? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Can Ethiopia and Egypt agree on the Nile? | The Stream” – below is their description. Here is the YouTube info: Ethiopia says a multibillion dollar hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile will change the lives of 65 million people without electricity and mark the country’s arrival … Read more Can Ethiopia and Egypt agree on the Nile? | The Stream

Aerial China: One of the world’s highest multiple arch dams – Meishan Reservoir Dam

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Aerial China: One of the world’s highest multiple arch dams – Meishan Reservoir Dam” – below is their description. Completed in 1956, the Meishan Reservoir Dam in east China’s Anhui Province has been the world’s highest multiple arch dam, standing 88 meters tall. Together with six other similar structures … Read more Aerial China: One of the world’s highest multiple arch dams – Meishan Reservoir Dam

High-tech farmers sow the seeds of revolution in Dubai desert

An ultra-modern vertical farm in the middle of the desert stands as a testament to Dubai’s determination to spark a “green revolution” to overcome its dependence on food imports. Al-Badia market garden farm produces an array of vegetable crops in a multi-story format, carefully controlling light and irrigation as well as recycling 90 percent of … Read more High-tech farmers sow the seeds of revolution in Dubai desert

India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

India’s 1.3 billion people have access to only about 4% of the world’s water resources, and farmers consume almost 90% of the groundwater water available. As global temperatures rise and overuse of water depletes existing resources, the threat to lives and businesses in Asia’s third-largest economy is projected to grow. Water shortages are already acute: … Read more India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

Xinjiang returns farmland to forest along Tarim River

People in northwest China’s #Xinjiang #Uygur Autonomous Region are returning farmland to the populus euphratica forest, also known as Huyang forest, along the Tarim River. Due to a lack of water, they are constructing a flood-diversion channel that extends for 13 kilometers to provide irrigation and enhance the forest’s soil quality. #Environment Subscribe to us … Read more Xinjiang returns farmland to forest along Tarim River

Ethiopia dam dispute: Concerns in Sudan’s Blue Nile state

Ethiopia is set to start filling Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam despite the lack of a deal with downstream countries Sudan and Egypt. Many rounds of talks have failed to reach a water-sharing deal, or placate concerns about what the dam will do to supplies far away. Analysts agree that the mismanagement of the Grand Ethiopian … Read more Ethiopia dam dispute: Concerns in Sudan’s Blue Nile state

Paprika farmers in Hungary use creative solutions amid drought

Paprika farmer Peter Szabo from Batya, a village by the Danube in central Hungary, battled against worsening drought for years until he found a natural method to drastically reduce his crops’ need for irrigation. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Paprika farmers in Hungary use creative solutions amid drought

Ethiopia Starts Filling Nile Dam at Center of Dispute With Egypt

Ethiopia began filling the reservoir of its giant Nile dam without signing an agreement on water flows, a step Egypt has warned will threaten regional security. The announcement was made by Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister Seleshi Bekele, according to a report on the state-owned Ethiopian Broadcasting Corp.’s Facebook page. The move came two … Read more Ethiopia Starts Filling Nile Dam at Center of Dispute With Egypt

What’s behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project? | Inside Story

For thousands of years, the Nile has been the backbone of civilisations and a source of conflict. The latest dispute is over the the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam project in Africa. Ethiopia’s government says its $4 billion project on the Blue Nile will provide power to its more than 100 million … Read more What’s behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project? | Inside Story

Farmers face soaring water prices | 7.30

Water is arguably our most precious resource. These days it’s also a booming commodity, with irrigation water being traded and sold like shares on the stock market. Now there’s growing concern that big investors are making a killing while farmers face soaring prices. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Farmers face soaring water prices | 7.30

Farmers fear impact of Nile River dam

The failure to reach an agreement on the Nile River dam is worrying farmers in Sudan who rely on the reservoir for irrigation. Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt were expected to reach a deal at recent talks in Washington, DC, but Ethiopia boycotted the meeting, accusing the United States of bias. Farmers are concerned that the … Read more Farmers fear impact of Nile River dam

Kenyan Government Focuses on Irrigation as Solution to Food Security

Kenya and the Horn of Africa are struggling to emerge from the grip of food insecurity and drought. According to the Kenya Redcross, 12.4 million people have been exposed to starvation. An ambitious plan is being is being put in place by the Government of Kenya to alleviate the perennial hunger problem. According to the … Read more Kenyan Government Focuses on Irrigation as Solution to Food Security

Adelaide Hills Vineyards Growing Season Update

  I was driving through the hills today taking a peek at many vineyards. South Australia has experienced its wettest September & October on record. This will consequently prove bitter sweet for many growers as the season progresses. Around this time of year, the vines are approaching full canopy, as can be seen in the … Read more Adelaide Hills Vineyards Growing Season Update

Wine: Cliff Richard’s Vineyard – Quinta do Moinho, Portugal

Cliff Richard turns 70 on Thursday 14th October 2010, but what better to preserve oneself in than Portugese wine made in your own back yard? Sir Cliff’s vineyard, Quinta do Moinho in the Algarve, provides fruit for Adega Do Cantor or “Winery of the Singer” alongside a number of other local growers. Sir Cliff’s first … Read more Wine: Cliff Richard’s Vineyard – Quinta do Moinho, Portugal