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WATER AND EARTH
- Three-quarters of the Earth's surface is covered with water, yet 98 percent is salt water and not fit for consumption.
- Less than one percent of all the water on Earth is freshwater available for human consumption.
WATER AND HUMANS
A research team from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the University of Edinburgh and IBM's TJ Watson Research Center reveals a major breakthrough in the modelling of water that could shed light on its mysterious properties. Water is one of the most common and extensively studied substances on earth.
Planners must pay more attention to how much water is needed in energy production. “Water and energy are really linked,” said Henrik Larsen, a water policy expert with the DHI Group, a research and consulting firm based in Denmark.
Imagine you own a gigantic swimming pool that's a thousand miles long and a thousand miles wide. Now imagine you decided to pour all of the world's oceans, lakes and rivers into your pool. It had better be about 333 miles deep (all the way across - no shallow end) to accommodate all that water. In other words, there's a reason the Earth is called the blue planet: It's covered in a lot of H2O.
March 10, 2010--Major political players train sights on Curry rafting-rights bill (Colorado Independent)
Former Democratic state Sen. Michael Feeley, a lawyer-lobbyist who spent seven years as Minority Leader, is behind an advertising campaign aimed at torpedoing a rafting rights bill floated in the House by Rep. Kathleen Curry.
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2007 Family Farm Alliance Annual Conference, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevado. Hear from respected Western educators how the ecological effects of land use conversion in the american West affect biological diversity. For more information and/or to register call (707) 998-9487 or email [email protected].