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Thursday, August 9, 2012

How Much Water Debt Are We Taking On? This Scary Map Shows How Much

How Much Water Debt Are We Taking On? This Scary Map Shows How Much: pWe are currently using 3.5 times the water resources supplied by aquifers, according to new research on our global “groundwater footprint” just published in the Journal Nature. According to the researchers, nearly 1.7 billion people live in areas where groundwater is under threat. Interestingly, it’s only a handful of aquifers contributing to the problem. “80 [...]/p