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Global water crisis

Global water crisis

Global water crisis: too little, too much, or lack of a plan? The global water crisis – caused by drought, flood, and climate change – is less about supply than it is about recognizing water’s true value, using it efficiently, and planning for a different future, say experts. If these problems are not managed, food supplies could decline, the risk of waterborne diseases could increase,...

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IDB – 22 May

IDB – 22 May

International Day for Biological Diversity – 22 May The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December (the date of entry into force of the Convention of Biological Diversity), was...

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