11,000 litres of water to make one litre of milk? New questions about the freshwater impact of NZ dairy farming

Mike Joy, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington


Water scarcity and water pollution are increasingly critical global issues. Water scarcity is driven not only by shortages of water, but also by rendering water unusable through pollution. New Zealand is no exception to these trends.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://sciblogs.co.nz/changing-climate/2022/05/30/11000-litres-of-water-to-make-one-litre-of-milk-new-questions-about-the-freshwater-impact-of-nz-dairy-farming/