Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world; changes in critical geographical features (including water bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes;
1) Answer the following in 150 words.
(a) It is said that the water resources in India have been depleting very fast. Discuss the factors responsible for depletion of water resources?
(b) The depleting water resources may lead to social conflicts and disputes. Elaborate it with suitable examples?