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Gus Hynes Hoffmann

Water map shows billions at risk of 'water insecurity' - 1 views

    "About 80% of the world's population lives in areas where the fresh water supply is not secure, according to a new global analysis."

    This article addresses a new study published in "Nature" that is looking at patterns of global water stress. It weighs the benefits of the western approach (damns, canals, etc...) against more integrated, "natural" approaches such as preserving wetlands and floodplains. The centerpiece of the study is a great example of GIS mapping on a global scale.
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