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2014-07-07 10:26:13

China’s richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country’s water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Maryland.

2013-02-18 10:24:03

You may have guzzled a half-liter bottle of water at lunchtime, but your food and clothes drank a lot more.

2012-03-23 09:50:41

It's not easy, or economically feasible, to ship freshwater across the globe.

2011-06-07 15:03:29

The implementation of virtual water into trading deals has been suggested as a realistic solution to solving the global inequality of renewable freshwater, but new research suggests that it may not be as revolutionary as first thought.

2010-12-14 00:59:16

Water scarcity in the western U.S. has long been an issue of concern.

2009-03-18 11:24:00

Worldwide Water Consumption Diet Imperative to Earth's Survival ISTANBUL, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Water, an element crucial to human existence, is becoming more and more scarce.

2006-08-22 04:43:14

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Labeling foods ranging from spaghetti to meat to show how much water is used in their production could help combat mounting pressure on the world's water supplies, a leading expert said on Tuesday.

2006-08-22 04:40:00

Labeling foods ranging from spaghetti to meat to show how much water is used in their production could help combat mounting pressure on the world's water supplies, a leading expert said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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