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A land without water: the scramble to stop Jordan from running dry

Carousel irrigation system creates circular crop fields in the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan

Circles of crops in Wadi Rum, Jordan, are irrigated using water drawn from an aquifer. Credit: Yann Arthus-Bertrand/Getty

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Nature 573, 20-23 (2019)


Reporting for this piece was funded by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, The Brinson Foundation and the Overseas Press Club Foundation.


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