February, 2016 Environment


Global water scarcity is far more severe than previously thought
By May Bulman / The Independent

Four billion people live under conditions of severe water shortages at least one month of the year, according to new research.Nearly half of these people live in India and China, according to astudy by Science Advances. Other populations facing severe water scarcity live in Bangladesh, the United States (mostly in western states), Pakistan and Nigeria.