Underland and Underwater

How often do we think about what lies below the surface of the land, below the sea floor? This week we’re thinking about water and our reckless consumption of it for agriculture, industry, and what we consume for both our basic needs and for our survival. How long before we exhaust the supply? How long before a rapidly changing environment demands a response?

photo credit: Wolf Schram
The Floridan aquifer underlies the entire state of Florida and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina.
The retreating Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland

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