Vast freshwater reserves discovered under the ocean floor which could supply future generations



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Vast freshwater reserves have been discovered under the ocean floor which scientists believe could sustain future generations.
Australian researchers claim to have found 500,000 cubic kilometres (120,000 cubic miles) of freshwater buried beneath the seabed on continental shelves off Australia, China, North America and South Africa.
The discovery comes as United Nations estimates suggest water use has been growing at more than twice the rate of the population of the world over the last century.
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8 December 2013 in Science &Technology, Views: 32
Source: Daily Mail
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