The rising risk of water wars
What can happen when demand outweighs supply
Although it is not always considered a hot topic, water scarcity is a very real problem. The UN and the World Bank predict that drought could put 700 million people at the risk of displacement by 2030.
Water shortages result partly from a demand that outweighs the supply, and when it comes to a natural resource as vital as water, shortages can result in heated and even violent conflict.
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LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom