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Water for near half the world's population under threat at the roof of the world

Newsitem | 05-09-2005

The next few decades will see a large scale threat to water sources and biodiversity in the Himalayas and surrounding low lands. Nearly half of the world population depends on these water sources. This is the conclusion of a study written by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in conjunction with a number of organisations, including the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (MNP).

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