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New Treaty Aims to Protect Shared Transboundary Aquifers

Article: New Treaty Aims to Protect Shared Transboundary Aquifers

PARIS, France, October 23, 2008 (ENS) – Underground aquifers contain 100 times the volume of fresh water found on the Earth’s surface but they have been neglected under international law despite their environmental, social, economic and strategic importance. On Monday, that will change as the UN General Assembly receives the draft of a new international…