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Scientists warn of climate 'time bomb' for world's groundwater

Terra Daily Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Scientists warn of climate 'time bomb' for world's groundwaterParis (AFP) Jan 21, 2019

Future generations face an environmental "time bomb" as the world's groundwater systems take decades to respond to the present day impact of climate change, scientists warned on Monday. Found underground in cracks in soil, sand and rock, groundwater is the largest useable source of freshwater on the planet and more than two billion people rely on it to drink or irrigate crops. It is sl
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