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Up to half of world’s water supply stolen annually, study finds

Up to half of world's water supply stolen annually, study finds As water scarcity increases from factors including climate change, so do drivers of water theft, an...

Between 30% and 50% of the world’s water supply is stolen each year, mainly by agricultural interests and farmers, yet the crime itself is not well understood, a…

  • Anne Davies
  • The Guardian

The lead author, Dr Adam Loch, from the university’s Centre for Global Food and Resources, said there was a lack of data around water theft partly because…

“But theft also occurs in the developed world, especially in agricultural settings,” he said.

“According to Interpol…

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