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Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

Bill Gates thinks the modern-day flush toilet isn’t good enough. Most of the developing world can’t afford to use it, and poor sanitation spreads diarrheal diseases. So the Gates Foundation is challenging universities to build a better toilet—latrines that are hygienic, … Continue reading

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Saving Water, Saving Lives – UN Chronicle

Water is a basic necessity of life, and it may seem inconceivable to imagine living without it. But the stark reality is that many people around the world do. The availability of fresh water for drinking and sanitation poses an … Continue reading

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