Human impact on world’s rivers ‘threatens water security of 5 billion’

Chemical water pollution in China: Yangtze river, Anhui, China

The world’s rivers are so badly affected by human activity that the watersecurity of almost 5 billion people, and the survival of thousands of aquatic species, are threatened, scientists warned .

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/sep/29/human-impact-world-rivers-water-security

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