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World's Rivers in 'Crisis State', Report Finds

ScienceDaily (Oct. 1, 2010) — The world's rivers, the single largest renewable water resource for humans and a crucible of aquatic biodiversity, are in a crisis of ominous proportions, according to a new global analysis.

Originally published on-line in Science Daily. See also: Murray Darling Basin plan must not become a political football, Fair Water Use

Rehabilitation of Murray-Darling threatened by NSW cotton farmers

Market forces not working: In the nation’s worst water crisis the cotton industry means to up its groundwater use, as this is cheaper than buying impounded surface water.

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