The answer lies in the soil, which acts as a storehouse, where sand and gravel leave voids that are filled by air and water. We call these stores aquifers and they are the main source of resources for the irrigation of the fields of Níjar and Almería, despite the high salt concentration of its water.
Climate change affects atmospheric temperature and rainfall, already scarce, concentrating precipitation episodes in short and intense periods. This has the consequence of affecting subway and surface ecosystems that need this water to live.
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