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The long arms of pivot irrigation rigs deliver water from the Ogallala Aquifer to circular fields of corn in northwestern Kansas. A new study suggests many of the world's rivers and streams could dry up because people are draining underground aquifers that sustain streams through dry periods. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Irrigation For Farming Could Leave Many Of The World's Streams And Rivers Dry

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