Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Averting a Global Water Crisis

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120 Nations Meet in Attempt to Avert Global Water Crisis : TreeHugger

Water Fight: Houses vs Agriculture vs Power Plants

Half of the world's population will be living in areas of "acute water shortage" by 2030. That's the grim finding of a report issued by the UN last week, and it's one of the main reasons that 120 countries have convened in Istanbul for a World Water Forum in order to address the burgeoning crisis. There's more at stake than trying to ensure countries have an adequate water supply--they've also got to prevent full on wars from breaking out over water resources.

Day 1 World Water Forum

The World Water Council

More about water:
How to Go Green: Water
Companies Should Conserve Water and Disclose Water Use Says New Report by Pacific Institute
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What Women Know About Water
The Next Green Thing: "Water Neutrality"
Change Coming To Water Politics - Twelve US States Face Extended Drought Conditions
Water: A Billion Gallons A Month Down the Drain
An Explanation of the Water Cycle (with Pictures and Diagrams)
Green Energy Needs Lots of Water

(From Treehugger)

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