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Iran is draining its aquifers dry

A local community in the Patargan sub-basin, eastern Iran

Many communities in Iran depend on wells for water, and are threatened by the rapid fall in the nation’s groundwater table. Credit: Mohsen Maghrebi

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Nature 594, 476 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01604-9

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