Water and Conflict

Water has long been the focus of conflict. We have been fighting wars over the most valuable and precious resource on the planet since thousands of years B.C.

credit: pacific institute
credit: institute of physics (iop.org)
dutch water line — a frequent defense involving the flooding of lands in the netherlands.
aerial view of the fortified town of naarden. credit: wikipedia
water conflict chronology | pacific institute

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