The Water Footprint of Crops

A fairly exhaustive accounting of the water embodied in various crop products in a 2011 paper by Mekonnen and Hoekstra.  For each kg of rice, 14,000 liters of water.  For each kg of beans, 5000 liters of water.  Wow.

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Zane Selvans

A former space explorer, now marooned on a beautiful, dying world.

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