The Economist: Running Dry

The Economist: Running Dry


water3.jpg'The Economist' continues to highlight water issues that have a crucial impact on our lives. In this concise report the dangers of providing for a food shortage when a water shortage is prevalent is reflected upon. The report highlights the discrepancies in nations providing a food surplus, but in turn suffer from a water shortage due to their hemorrhaging irrigation works. Farming consuming about 70% of total consumption offers a large scale savings if more efficient systems are put in place. Read the entire article here: Running Dry

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