One in five people around the world lack regular access to freshwater, which makes up just 3% of the world’s water sources. Most of the 1.5 billion or so people who need to go without freshwater, however, live in arid
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"We are already experiencing a “mass ageing” of water storage infrastructure," the UN warns.
Once, not that long ago, the Mekong River in Southeast Asia was a formidable waterway, but it has been largely tamed.
Wet rice cultivation is not without grave environmental costs. In fact, it comes with an enormous footprint.
Even a small garden makes a difference, a researcher says.