29 Aug '17, 3pm

Less than 1% of water is fresh and available to supply human needs for food and energy.

In 2015 the United Nations came together to create a set of global goals known as the Sustainable Development Goals. The 17 goals are a new development agenda for a sustainable world—a 15-year “business plan for the planet” that is expected to drive trillions of dollars in public and private aid and investment, and to prompt significant legal and administrative reform. One of those goals calls for the world to work toward ensuring availability and sustainable management of water resources, as well as safe water and sanitation for all. The goal’s inclusion of “sustainable management” underscores the critical role freshwater resources—and how they are governed—play in people’s lives. Healthy watersheds and wetlands provide the foundation for a clean water supply, flood control, food, and numerous other services on which billions depend for their health and well-being. Failin...

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nature.org 28 Aug '17, 10am

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During #WorldWaterWeek, challenge yourself to try one of these tips every day:

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rainforest-alliance.org 28 Aug '17, 9pm

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epa.gov 08 Sep '17, 2am

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#Pamplona Mich.'s Blue Water Area Transit adds Q'Straint Quantum securement system

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metro-magazine.com 28 Aug '17, 2pm

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iucn.org 01 Sep '17, 5pm

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