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Peru's Asparagus Industry Is Sucking Wells Dry

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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Image credit: Nick Hepworth/Progressio/Water Witness Intl Whenever I go to my mom's for dinner, there is asparagus. She's 92 and thinks that getting cheap and fresh asparagus year round from Peru is proof that all is well in the world, a gift of globalism and technology. But as Felicity Lawrence notes in the Guardian, it is not such a great gift for anyone. Firstly, they are running out of water.... Read the full story on TreeHugger





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