Posts Tagged ‘Ogallala Aquifer’

An Expert Explains the Maps of the Ogallala Aquifer of the Texas High Plains

An Expert Explains the Maps of the Ogallala Aquifer of the Texas High Plains

Lucia Barbato of the Texas Tech University Center for Geospatial Technology explains the various maps of the Texas High Plains region. The Ogallala Aquifer formed millions of years ago, and no longer has an effective recharge capacity. This finite, fossil water resource will one-day run dry.

Water Scarcity on the Texas High Plains: The Ogallala Aquifer (video)

Water Scarcity on the Texas High Plains: The Ogallala Aquifer (video)

It’s one of largest freshwater aquifer’s in the world—and it’s running out in places.

Prince of Wales Speech on the Future of Food

Prince of Wales Speech on the Future of Food

This Washington Post conference brought together some of the world’s leading thought leaders, food industry executives, and others for a day long discussion of issues on the future of food.