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Could the Middle East run out of water? New NASA images warn of water shortage

February 13, 2013

Could the Middle East run out of water? New NASA images warn of water shortage

Could the Middle East run out of water?

NASA has reported that satellite images reveal an alarming depletion of two important Middle East fresh water sources, the latest sign the region could face a water shortage affecting millions.

The images, captured by NASA’s twin Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites, reveals the Tigris and Euphrates river basins in the Middle East have experienced a significant loss in terms of water volume.

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