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  • Why Peru is reviving a pre-Incan technology for water

    Peru is turning to ancient indigenous techniques, natural ecosystems – and groundwater, to keep its taps running, as climate change threatens to dry out its water supply. Rainfall is diverted to natural infiltration basins. “If we plant the water, we can harvest the water. But if we don’t plant the... read more...

  • The building of groundwater wells in Venzuela

    Amidst the current problematic economic situation and levels of poverty in Venezuela, urban and rural sectors are going deep to find water due to poor access to safe water. Geographical studies or dowsing are the most common methods of creating local groundwater wells in Venezuela. Find out more https://borgenproject.org/groundwater-wells-in-venezuela/ read more...

  • How Yemen’s solar power revolution could drain the whole country of water

    During the war, Yemenis have turned to solar power for homes and hospitals as well as water pumps. But new research says that too much water is being pumped and the whole country is at risk. Satellite remote sensing shows that groundwater in western Yemen has been at its lowest... read more...

  • The first case of a Portuguese beetle living exclusively in groundwater

    A diving beetle demonstrating various adaptations to life underground, including depigmentation and evolutionary loss of eyes, was discovered in Portugal. This new to science species is the first known representative of the whole order of beetles to exclusively inhabit the underground waters of Portugal. Find out more https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190108084435.htm read more...

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