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Okanagan Valley increasingly vulnerable to severe climate disruptions, says expert

Osoyoos Times – September 24, 2014 Humans have changed Earth’s life support systems, so in future, it’s vital we begin to manage our water resources more carefully, warns Robert Sandford, Canadian chair of the UN’s Water for Life initiative on

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Valley increasingly vulnerable to climate change, forum told

Daily Courier – September 19, 2014 Climate change is threatening the Okanagan, a forum on water resources heard this week. Robert Sandford, Canadian chairman of the UN’s Water for Life initiative on water policy, warned an audience at the Water

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