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Humans Have Completely Transformed How Water Is Stored on Earth

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Human fingerprints are all over the world’s freshwater. A new study published Wednesday in the journal Nature shows that while human-controlled freshwater sources make up a minimal portion of the world’s ponds, lakes, and rivers, they are responsible more than half of all changes to the Earth’s water system.

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Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/humans-have-completely-transformed-how-water-is-stored-1846396270
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Molly Taft on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo

The Arctic Ocean Was Once Filled With Fresh Water, New Research Suggests

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Stunning new evidence suggests the Arctic Ocean was covered by a thick layer of ice and filled with fresh water on at least two occasions during the past 150,000 years. The observation could finally explain strange and dramatic climate anomalies associated with these glacial periods.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-arctic-ocean-was-once-filled-with-fresh-water-new-1846188557
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The Article Was Written/Published By: George Dvorsky