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Photos show what living in 17 countries with ‘extremely high water stress’ looks like on the ground

Indian boys on their way to play cricket walk through a dried patch of Chandola Lake in Ahmadabad, India.

  • The World Resources Institute has identified 17 countries that face “extremely high” levels of water stress.
  • “Water stress” measures how much competition there is over water, meaning where demand is highest and supply is lowest.
  • The 17 countries are Qatar, Israel, Lebanon, Iran, Jordan, Libya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, United Arab Emirates, San Marino, Bahrain, India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Oman, and Botswana.
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One quarter of the world’s population faces worrying levels of water stress.

The World Resources Institute, a non-profit, released a report this month identifying 17 countries face “extremely high” levels of water stress. Twelve read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com





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