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Fracking Threatens North America's Vital Water Supplies
Environment  (tags: water supplies, clean waer, frackis whack, fracking, water stress, resources, resource depletion, politics, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, government )

Cal
- 317 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Almost half (47%) of all US wells are being developed in regions with high to extremely high water stress. This means that more than 80 percent of the annual available water is already allocated to municipal, industrial and agricultural users in these reg
The Looming Threat of Water Scarcity
Environment  (tags: resource depletion, water scarcity, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, politics, nature )

Cal
- 644 days ago - enn.com
Some 1.2 billion people--almost a fifth of the world--live in areas of physical water scarcity, while another 1.6 billion face what can be called economic water shortage.
Fast-Growing Kenya Facing Ground Water Depletion
Environment  (tags: world, water, Kenyar, deelopment pressures, urbanization, resource depletion, climate, ecosystems, environment, destruction, nature, politics, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 738 days ago - trust.org
As demand for water rises and rainfall becomes less dependable, fewer Kenyans can rely only on rivers, springs or - for the lucky minority - a piped water supply. Many instead are turning to borehole water.
Mining Saps a Thirsty Desert
Environment  (tags: mining, resource depletion, water, world, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 754 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the southern Gobi desert in Mongolia has become a symbol of a looming crisis: a limited water supply that could be exhausted within a decade, seriously threatening the lives and livelihoods of the local population.
Laissez-Faire Failing World's Dwindling Water Resources
Environment  (tags: world, politics, protection, water, water shortages, resource depletion, scarcity, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, climate, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 831 days ago - ipsnews.net
Growing water shortages in many countries are a major threat to global security and development and should be a top priority at the U.N. Security Council, a panel of experts said in a new report.
The World's Biggest Problem? Too Many People
Environment  (tags: overpopulation, destruction, humans, habitatdestruction, resource depletion )

Kit
- 1243 days ago - latimes.com
Our unsustainable population levels are depleting resources and denying a decent future to our descendants. We must stop the denial.
Report: US Southern Forests Face Bleak Future, But Is Sprawl or the Paper Industry to Blame?
Environment  (tags: forests, habitat loss, urban spraw.l, population growth, resource depletion, resource management, nature, humans, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics, pollution, trees )

Cal
- 1314 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The report predicts that over the next 50 years, the region will lose 23 million acres (9.3 million hectares) largely due to urban sprawl and growing populations amid other factors
   

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