Water

Dire consequences of desertification

19 December 10 - Few are aware that close to one billion people in over 100 different countries are suffering from or severely threatened by intense desertification. Read
 

UN lagging on water development goals

3 September 10 - The United Nations stands accused of marginalising water and sanitation in its much-touted Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aimed at improving the lives of billions of people in the developing world. Read
 

Films that can save lives

13 April 10 - Frequent floods, droughts and storms generated by climate change are hitting millions of people, especially in developing countries, yet many are unaware of the growing danger because climate change is hard to understand. Read
 

Clear Water : Mercosur’s Underground Treasure

9 April 10 - Invisible beneath a vast area of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, the Guaraní Aquifer is one of the world’s largest reserves of freshwater. Despite supplying water to millions of people, it is neither contaminated nor (...) Read
 
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