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Recent hydrological modelling1 and Earth observations2, 3 have located and quantified alarming rates of groundwater depletion worldwide. This depletion is primarily due to water withdrawals for irrigation1, 2, 4, but its connection with the main driver of irrigation, global food consumption, has not yet been explored.
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At the start of the academic year, I looked for a selective module which would include climate change and which would have a more practical approach to learn differently and combine it with last year’s theory. 1,125 more words
“The Middle East is importing virtual water from countries who, in the future, are likely to have to import their own virtual water”
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Cut your family’s water consumption by 475,000 litres (125,000 gal) a year
Forty percent of the food produced in the United States never gets eaten - … 292 more words