International water pact necessary

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  • Saturday, 21 Mar 2009

Our Earth seems to be unique among the other known celestial bodies. It has water, which covers three-fourths of its surface and constitutes 60-70% of the living world. Water regenerates and is redistributed through the science of evaporation, making it seem endlessly renewable. So why worry.

The composition of freshwater for consumption, however, does not match the growing need for it. Only 1% of the world’s freshwater resources are available for human use.

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