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Water Lessons from Israel

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Moses Zohar is a farmer in the Negev desert is Israel. (Photo by Sadie Babits)

A lot of fresh water goes to grow food. But as the population increases in the world so does the demand for that water. In the U.S., states like California and Arizona already face water shortages. In Israel, farmers are using short-term solutions until they can find long term answers. Sadie Babits reports farmers there are raising crops that donít necessarily need the best water:

Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research

More on water and climate change in the Middle East (pdf)

Producer: Sadie Babits
Release Date: June 3, 2010
Running Time: 3:10

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