Nature has the solutions for water woes and flood risks

Excellent article on the development history of Mexico City and the world’s current water problems from flooding to shortages.  See Nature offers solutions to water woes and flood risks:

“Conquering” nature has long been the western way. Our hubris, and often our religious ideologies, have led us to believe we are above nature and have a right to subdue and control it. We let our technical abilities get ahead of our wisdom. We’re learning now that working with nature — understanding that we are part of it — is more cost-effective and efficient in the long run.

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