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How much water flows into agricultural irrigation?

Irrigation for agriculture is the largest use of fresh water around the globe, but precise records and maps of when and where water is applied by farmers are difficult to locate. Now a team of researchers has discovered how ...

dateOct 24, 2017 in Environment
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Large iceberg breaks off Pine Island Glacier

Recent satellite images reveal a new 100-square-mile iceberg emerging from Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier. The calving event did not come as a complete surprise, but is a troubling sign with regards to future sea level ...

dateSep 27, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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