Gallery: New Study Finds Groundwater Demand Outstrips Supply For Over 1...


Over 1 billion people live in areas where groundwater is disappearing faster than it can be replenished, according to a new study published in Nature. Groundwater serves as an important source of water for drinking and agriculture. However, the current rate of groundwater use in regions known for their agricultural production exceeds the ability to renew this precious resource.

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