Global Water Crisis

August 18, 2009--Water tops climate change as global priority (Circle of Blue Water News)

Thousands of people were polled in a comprehensive global public opinion survey on fresh water sustainability, management and conservation. The survey, commissioned by Circle of Blue and conducted by Toronto and London-based GlobeScan was made public in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 18 during World Water Week.

March 16, 2009--World Water Forum opens to scarcity fears and protests (Environmental News Service)

Global demand for water is greater today than it has ever been and demand will increase in the future, thousands of delegates to the Fifth World Water Forum in Istanbul heard at their opening session today

September 9, 2008--Water for People receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator (Denver Post)

Founded in 1991, Water For People is a nonprofit international development organization that supports safe drinking water and sanitation projects in developing countries.


August 19, 2008--World needs global water agreement now (Environmental News Network)

WWF Director-General James Leape today called on governments to support the entry into force of the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention—an international agreement which coul


August 18, 2008--World water crisis underlies world food crisis (Environmental News Service)

The world's supplies of clean, fresh water cannot sustain today's "profligate" use and inadequate management, which have brought shrinking food supplies and rising food costs to most countries, WWF Director General James Leape told the opening session of World Water Week in Stockholm today.


August 12, 2008--Creating solutions to a water crisis (Environmental News Network)

All of the liquids are exactly the same thing - water. To be specific, they are examples of the 1 percent of the world's water that is available - and deemed suitable - for human consumption.


May 5, 2008--Water looms as "The next oil" (Environmental News Network)

National and international attention is increasing about the vulnerability of water systems and the subsequent impacts on public health and welfare, business and commerce.


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