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Researchers say human activity is causing earth’s fresh water to dry up

Aquifers, groundwater wells being depleted faster than they are replenished

April 11, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Earth’s lakes, rivers and aquifers are drying up due to human activity, a pair of recent studies have suggested. One study indicates the world’s flow of surface water has been altered through human activity while another study has found earth’s aquifers and groundwater wells are being depleted faster than they can be replenished. The Tyee report | READ MORE

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