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World Water Day 2012

Thursday is World Water Day. The event, a brainchild of the United Nations, was first celebrated nearly two decades ago and is meant to focus attention on the need for fresh water around the globe. Safe water isn’t available everywhere: … Continue reading

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Respect shared water resources

Growing populations, expanding economies, and climate change are putting water resources under increasing pressure. In just 20 years, the world’s demand for freshwater will outstrip supply by 40%. Water is fast becoming one of the world’s great challenges of our … Continue reading

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