Groundwater under increasing pressure worldwide

January 2012
Ecos;Jan2012, Issue 167, p1
Blog Entry
The article reports that according to Craig Simmons, director of Australia's National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT), threats to increasingly scarce groundwater supplies are intensifying globally. He warns that this will increase environmental and social costs. He notes that over-extraction has serious implications for the environment, especially when the climate is warming.


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