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May 2, 2000 Falling Water Tables In China May Soon Raise Food Prices Everywhere
Falling Water Tables In China May Soon Raise Food Prices Everywhere May 2, 2000-1 Copyright © 2001 Earth Policy Institute Falling Water Tables In China May Soon Raise Food Prices Everywhere Lester R. Brown In 1999 the water table under Beijing fell by 2.5 meters (8 feet). Since 1965, the water ...
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Earth Policy Institute Book Byte - Falling Water Tables, Falling Harvests
Falling Water Tables, Falling Harvests Book Bytes FALLING WATER TABLES, FALLING HARVESTS Lester R. Brown Scores of countries are overpumping aquifers as they struggle to satisfy their growing water needs. The drilling of millions of irrigation wells has pushed water ... Middle East, the loss of irrigation water means the end of agriculture. Falling water tables are already adversely affecting harvests ...
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Guidance Water draw down; consequences for nature - Environmental Data Compendium
The result is what Dutch call verdroging, which literally means "drying-up". The impact of this phenomenon on the vegetation is felt over large areas. Falling water tables in the higher-lying parts of an area can lead to a decrease in the upward seepage of alkaline water in lower-lying areas. This ...
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GEMI Water Sustainability Tool
The area of irrigated land using water from the Ogallala Aquifer in the Western U.S. has decreased since the 1970s because of falling water tables and rising pumping costs.(13) While advanced desalination technologies have been implemented in some energy rich, water poor areas of the world such ...
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EcoIQ Magazine Reviews Spring 2002
This can also be seen in the earth's changing climate as rising temperatures ... to look for in proper installation and maintenance. Tells how to insure compliance with water-quality, NPDES, and other regulatory requirements. Written by Jerald Fifield and published by ...
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EcoFuture (TM) Population and Sustainability - Population, Immigration, and Global Ethics
The enormous costs of mass immigration is falling upon their shoulders. We should not be surprised if they become irritable and ... rather talk about almost anything else: urban sprawl, pollution, global warming, declining fish stocks, falling water tables, increasing energy consumption, over crowded schools, and ethnic cleansing,—anything to avoid blunt speech ...
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GEO-2000: Introduction - Synthesis - The state of the environment: a global overview
Falling water tables are widespread and cause serious problems, both because they lead to water shortages and, in coastal areas, to salt intrusion. Contamination of drinking water is mostly ...
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Optimum Population Trust: FAQS - 2
In the case of agriculture, rising global temperatures, falling water tables and soil erosion are already causing resources literally to dry up, and efforts to reduce ... . More carbon will build up in the atmosphere. More rainforests will be destroyed. More air, water and land will be polluted. 2.4 Does population growth increase poverty? Or is development ...
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Bangladesh Geography 2000 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Asia Area: total: 144,000 sq km land: 133,910 sq km water: 10,090 sq km Area - comparative: slightly smaller than Wisconsin Land boundaries: total: ... limited access to potable water; water-borne diseases prevalent; water pollution especially of fishing areas results from the use of commercial pesticides; intermittent water shortages because of falling water tables in the northern and ...
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Foreign Affairs - Book Review - Governing Water: Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building - Ken Conca
Pearce, a science journalist, nicely narrates one story after another of shrinking lakes, falling water tables, and rivers that no longer reach the sea. Most are man-made environmental disasters resulting from the diversion of water -- or, even worse, unsuccessful attempts to divert water -- ...
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