How humans have fought over -- and weaponized -- water
Human populations are using up groundwater without knowing when it will run out, researchers said in findings that will appear in the journal Water Resources Research and were posted online Tuesday (AFP Photo/Frederic J. Brown)

How humans have fought over—and weaponized—water

A timeline of all the reasons we've gone to battle over the H2O. Yuriy Khimanin via Unsplash From ancient Rome to 20th-century L.A. Whether we're poisoning, drowning, or dehydrating our enemies into submission, we humans have long waged war over water. Standing Rock is just the latest. 595-685 B.C. — Amphicitionic League vs. Kirrans Pilgrims visiting…