Groundwater is the worlds largest store of freshwater, and the primary source of drinking water for nearly half the worlds population. It gets little attention its out of sight and out of mind. Aquifers have enormous storage capacity and can be replenished hence can play a tremendous role in preventing terrible situations that will arise more frequently with climate change. Interviewees: Amb. Chusei Yamada, UN International Law Commission Dr. Alice Aureli, UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP) Dr. Shaminder Puri, UNESCO – International Hydrological Programme (IHP) / International Association of Hydrologists (IAH).
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