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Water and the Nile River – Flashpoint for the World

Touch the Soil News #1690 (Feature Photo – Nile River – Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=132837)

Water is essential and overallocation of water resources is not just a problem for the 11 nations along the Nile river. Overallocation of water is at the heart of tensions for over half the United States from the Ogallala aquifer to the dry western states.

The feuds growing around the Nile river are important to the world to see if people can resolve sharing water peacefully or if military conflict will ensue. You can see the story here:

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