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Two women in other parts of the country wanted to pay an overdue bill for someone in Detroit. This is their project.

A recent study found that farming in Kansas could peak by 2040 unless serious water-saving measures are taken.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Sep 12, 2013
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About 1.7 billion people depend on freshwater aquifers that are being depleted faster than they can be refilled by rain. That includes the crucial Ogallala Aquifer in the midwestern United States. Once those aquifers are gone, they'll take thousands of years to replace. Can they be saved?

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 10, 2012
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