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Early Southern California Wildfire Threatens Homes

Hundreds of firefighters are battling wind and dry conditions as over 6000 acres have already been burned northwest of Los Angeles.

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Today is World Water Day

The world’s most abundant resource is also one of its most problematic. Climate change has brought a noticeable rise in drought and desertification. 258 million people in African have no access to clean water, and what is available often introduces a wide spectrum of disease or conflict into communities.

These problems bring with them a host of political, tribal, and gender issues. Community-based solutions exist; what is lacking are solutions at a global level.

See more from Brent Stirton’s ‘Water is Personal’ here.

The Countryside Displays Its Autumn Colours

The sun shines on trees that are displaying their autumn colours surrounding Palladian bridge and the lakeside Pantheon at the National Trust’s Stourhead on November 2, 2012 in Wiltshire, England. 

In many parts of the UK, the autumn colours of trees are reaching their peak as the season moves towards winter. 

Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The Countryside Displays Its Autumn Colours

The sun shines on trees that are displaying their autumn colours surrounding Palladian bridge and the lakeside Pantheon at the National Trust’s Stourhead on November 2, 2012 in Wiltshire, England.

In many parts of the UK, the autumn colours of trees are reaching their peak as the season moves towards winter.

Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images