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#Syria. #Somalia. #Nigeria. And now #Iran. In each country, in different ways, a #water crisis triggered some combination of civil unrest, mass #migration, insurgency or even #war. Water stresses can be a catalyst, `a thing that breaks the system'  https://nyti.ms/2FQwAhP 
Common thread of top 5 global risks by impact, according to annual @wef survey: #water, 2012, No. 2; #water, 2013, No. 2; #water, 2014, No. 3; #water, 2015, No. 1; #water, 2016, No. 3; #water, 2017, No. 3; #water, 2018, No. 5. #SDG6 #climatechange #migration  https://twitter.com/Davos/status/953556094961504256 
#Switzerland has decreed that #lobsters can no longer be dropped alive into boiling #water. Boiling them causes pain, the government said. Under Swiss #animal protection laws, starting March 1 lobsters must `be stunned before they are put to death'  https://nyti.ms/2EzCwKT 
#Skiing as we know it will not be possible in many areas by 2100. #Climate models and #weather data show it will be too warm for snowmaking at lower elevation resorts in the eastern US within decades. By 2050, the winter season will only be half as long  https://insideclimatenews.org/news/15012018/snow-drought-ski-western-water-supply-risk-climate-change-economy?utm_content=PANTHEON_STRIPPED&utm_campaign=PANTHEON_STRIPPED&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social 
The Russian roulette of ocean #water delicacies: Two packets of poisonous fugu #fish missing in #Japan  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42699600 
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