Fresh water consumption

Fresh water is an increasingly scarce but important resource.

Have a look at this great illustration, where the water of the world goes and how it is consumed. In many places water consumption is depending on population size. But a great deal goes into food production.

Did you know that India exports a big deal of their fresh water bound in different foods?

Read it at the Scientific American: http://bit.ly/L2xyGy
-JSD

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... is a geophysicist by heart. He works at the intersection of machine learning and geoscience. He is the founder of The Way of the Geophysicist and a deep learning enthusiast. Writing mostly about computational geoscience and interesting bits and pieces relevant to post-grad life.

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