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Humanity’s challenge of the century: Conserving Earth’s freshwater systems

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Mongabay (India)

Publication Date
2021-05-11

On April 11, 2020, a band of fighters stormed and seized a water control station in the Libyan Sahara. Taking employees prisoner, they occupied a key nexus that helps move 1.2 million cubic meters (317 million gallons) of water per day — 480 Olympic-sized swimming pools — from freshwater aquifers beneath the desert down to the coast.

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https://news.mongabay.com/2021/05/humanitys-challenge-of-the-century-conserving-earths-freshwater-systems/