Environmental Milestones


WATER
12/4/2001
UN warns that the world's reservoirs are losing storage capacity as deforestation causes erosion and sedimentation behind dams.

Source

U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP), "Felling of Forests Adding to World's Water Shortages as Dams Fill Up With Silt," press release (Nairobi: 4 December 2001).

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