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Water as a Stress Factor

The recent droughts in California – where water has long fueled tensions and political battles – have been severe enough to make “water stealing” a frequent crime. Elsewhere around the world, there are also mighty struggles with drought, including in Sao Paulo. We wonder: Which of the following pairs of countries faces the highest stresses to their water resources?

A. Saudi Arabia and Iran
B. India and Turkey
C. United States and China
D. France and Brazil

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