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Critical Australia Water-sharing Plan Is on Brink of Collapse

A plan to save one of Australia's most critical river systems is on the verge of collapse after disagreement about how to manage scarce water resources. The Murray-Darling Basin produces 40 percent of Australia's food, and for the past five years a specially appointed authority has been trying to balance the system's environmental needs with the economic demands of farmers. A critical water-sharing agreement is in jeopardy following disputes between Australian states about how...

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