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Climate Change Spells Doom For Water Bodies

Med India: An alarming rate of degradation of the world’s rivers and wetlands could be on the cards. It is imperative that all water resources are better managed, stress researchers in a special issue of the international scientific journal Marine & Freshwater Research. Rainfall runoff and water availability will be increasingly affected in the next four decades, with the tropics probably getting wetter and dry regions becoming drier. Climate modelling is also predicting increases in the extremes of floods...