Growing pains of China’s agricultural water needs

BBC: China's scarce water supply is being wasted as crops grown in water-stressed provinces are exported to wet, rainfall-rich areas, a study reports. Farming accounts for about 65% of water use in China and the limited resource is coming under pressure from rapid urbanisation and industrialisation. Officials have called the nation's water shortage a "grave situation" and called for strict water controls. The findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Water worries......

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