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Cyprus // The last ten years (1998 - 2008) have been very dry in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, lying just south of Turkey. The rainfall has gone down by 15% but even more seriously the water runoff from the mountains has gone down by a staggering 45%.
In best of years, Cyprus is a dry country and has faced serious drought before. To minimize the effect of the dry years, the government built 56 dams to make water reservoirs. This means that there are more dams per person and per...
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