Water for food production

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on Water for food production by

Water for use in agriculture Water is used to make every product on Earth. As a consequence, all factories, businesses and all business sectors depend on it in some way. Water, energy and food are intrinsically linked as water is needed to produce the power/energy required for food production. Marks & Spencer is working with […]

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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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Salt is good for you

Nov 04, 2011 Comments Off on Salt is good for you

Salt is made up of two chemicals – sodium (Na) and chloride (Cl), which have many uses in our bodies. In moderation, Salt is good for you! Sodium is an important part of your blood, and it helps carry nutrients into your body’s cells. Sodium also helps to regulate blood pressure and helps your nervous […]

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Fish facts and our Oceans and Seas

Nov 02, 2011 Comments Off on Fish facts and our Oceans and Seas

Fish supply the greatest percentage of the world’s protein consumed by humans. As a consequence, most of the world’s major fisheries are being fished at levels above their maximum sustainable yield; some regions are severely overfished. Many fish are hermaphrodites, they can change sex during the course of their lives. Others, especially rare deep-sea fish, […]

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