NASA geophysicist Dr. Benjamin Fong Chao has found evidence that the weight of the world's collective reservoirs is speeding up the Earth's rate of spin and is changing the shape of Earth's magnetic field.

Source: "Dams alter Earth's orbit, scientist says" in Ottawa Citizen, March 3/1996, pg. D8 (based on) Malcolm W. Browne's late Feb./early March '96 report in the New York Times.