04 Aug '11, 12pm

In Arid South African Lands, Fracking Controversy Emerges from @YaleE360

The contentious practice of hydrofracking to extract underground natural gas has now made its way to South Africa’s Karoo, a semi-desert known for its stark beauty and indigenous plants. But opposition is growing amid concern that fracking will deplete and pollute the area’s scarce water supplies.

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/in_arid_south_african_lands_...

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