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Groundwater Depletion

Parts of Drought-Stricken California Are Sinking

XPRIZE | Posted 08.20.2015 | Green
XPRIZE

As the state thirstily sucks groundwater from underground aquifers, especially to keep its massive agriculture industry operational, the people up above are feeling the ramifications and are beginning to crack -- literally -- under the pressure.

One Third Of The World's Largest Groundwater Sources Are In Serious Trouble: Study

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.18.2015 | Green

The earth's biggest groundwater basins are being depleted far more quickly than previously believed, according to two new studies by the University of...

Water and the Roots of Violent Conflict in Syria

Jay Famiglietti | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Jay Famiglietti

I am often asked these days about whether I think that the decade-long drought in Syria has played any role in the violent conflict there. My answer is always the same: absolutely.

Water: The Most Critical Asset in Your Production Strategy

Michael Zacka | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

It's the new oil, and both need to be in the business mix.

Water in a Changing Climate: Challenges, The New Blue Economy and the Role of Modern Business

Jay Famiglietti | Posted 07.12.2013 | Green
Jay Famiglietti

The global water crisis is real. It poses significant, quantifiable threats to all aspects of business. Clearly, the private sector needs the best information currently available for sound planning and for sustainable operations and management.

Visualizing Respect for Groundwater

Robin Madel | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green
Robin Madel

Like Rodney Dangerfield, groundwater gets no respect. So says Michael 'Aquadoc' Campana. Groundwater is being depleted at an unsustainable rate and s...