A World Without Rivers

A World Without Rivers?

Rivers don’t always flow into the sea, it seems (hydrocitizens)…

“All of the world’s rivers and lakes combined make up less than 3% of the planetary land…Some of the world’s largest rivers – the Colorado and Rio Grande of North America, the Yellow of China, the Brahmaputra and Ganges of Asia – have been drained of their waters, primarily to irrigate farmlands but also to support the growth of cities and industries. These rivers regularly dry completely before reaching the sea. They are joined in their anthropogenic desiccation by thousands of smaller rivers, now gone in whole or in part”