Poor water management blamed for drought

A new study published by Greenpeace España says government's water policy is flawed

A gigantic Greenpeace sign protesting about poor water management hangs over the almost sempty Barrios de Luna reservoir in León. Photo Greenpeace

SPAIN must take responsibility for the drought now threatening the country because of its poor management of water resources, according to a new study published by Greenpeace España. The extensive document warns that a third of Spanish territory could become desert and that three-quarters of all its land is “susceptible” to desertification.

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