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NationalGeographic.com: Solar Electricity Buybacks May Reduce Groundwater Depletion in India

It’s hard to find solutions that confront water depletion, climate change and rural poverty all at once, but an innovative scheme being piloted in the Indian state of Gujarat does just that.

NationalGeographic.com: Kenya’s Giant Aquifer Highlights Groundwater’s Critical Role

The Turkana region in Kenya is not the type of place that would come to mind when picturing a wellspring bursting with water. The area...

NationalGeographic.com: Small-scale Irrigation Boosts Incomes and Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa

A study by the International Water Management Institute, based in Sri Lanka, estimates that small motorized pumps could expand irrigation by some 30 million...

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