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World Water Day

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on World Water Day by

Happy World Water Day! World Water Day has been observed on 22 March since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared the 22 March as World Day for Water. In the UK the average household water used for washing and drinking is about 150 litres a day per person, but we consume about 30 […]

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Some Water Facts

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on Some Water Facts

Facts about Water 1. Most of the earth’s surface is covered by water. There is much more water than there is land. 2. Water is also in abundance in the atmosphere, and in the ground. 3. The overall amount of water on our planet has remained the same for two billion years. 4. Water consists […]

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How we use Water

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on How we use Water

Water is essential to feed the world In many developing nations, over 90% of the water is used for irrigation. Hence, we need more water-efficient irrigation technologies urgently! 70% of the world’s water resources are needed for food production! Producing food for the burgeoning world population will require 50% more freshwater. Increasing competition for water […]

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NASA should refocus on more down to Earth problems

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on NASA should refocus on more down to Earth problems

The consensus is that scientists are smart people. Especially so, are the ones who are infatuated by the speed of light and those excited by the possibility of extra-terrestrials life in a massive hidden sea on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons. Now that many of these scientists are redundant, maybe it is time for them […]

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