Humans pump so much groundwater that the Earth’s axis has shifted, according to one study

Humans pump so much groundwater that the Earth's axis has shifted, according to one study

Humans’ unquenchable thirst for groundwater has sucked so much liquid from underground reserves that it’s affecting the Earth’s tilt, according to a new study. Groundwater provides drinking water for people and livestock and helps with irrigation of crops when rainfall is scarce. However, new research shows that persistent groundwater abstraction for more than a decade … Read more