02 Mar '12, 12am

Did you know that women spend 200 million hours a day collecting water? Check out our latest Focus issue: #conservation

Mission : Safeguard the world’s freshwater supplies ; Destination : 6th World Water Forum, Marseille, France ; Date : 12-17 March To coincide with the 6th World Water Forum that takes place in France this month, we’re taking a look at IUCN’s efforts to help secure the world’s fresh water supplies and improve access to clean water. Universal access to water and sanitation is one of the key challenges of the 21st century. There is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to this challenge. Many different approaches are needed but IUCN firmly believes that better management of our natural ecosystems such as river basins, forests, lakes and wetlands can, and should, play a key role.

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/knowledge/focus/the_water_challenge/

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