Water is the essence of life. Not only do we use it to grow our food, to replenish and clean our bodies, it also has a sacred meaning for many peoples of the world.
Throughout the globe there are people who struggle to find enough water for their daily needs, there are others who have little or no access to clean water and there are those whose basic livelihood is threatened by floods and an overabundance of water. The management of water resources is one of the most pressing global issues.
Netherlands | 28/09/2010 | One single component in the total water footprint of humanity stands out: the water footprint related to...
Belgium | 20/09/2010 | UN General Assembly adopts a resolution declaring the human right to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation
United States | 17/05/2010 | A US town says no to bottled water in an attempt to improve their environmental performance
Kenya | 09/04/2010 | Slow Food in Kenya works to protect the Mau forest from destruction, safeguarding food and water security
United States | 24/03/2010 | Polluted water killing and sickening millions
India | 13/07/2009 | Widespread drought and the driest June in 83 years has sparked panic across much of northern India
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