09 Mar '12, 7pm

The Future of Water | Care2 Causes

The Future of Water | Care2 Causes

“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water — unless we change our approach to managing this precious and vital resource.” Ismael Serageldin first gave this warning in 1995, a year before he helped found the Global Water Partnership. As the regional effects of climate change continue to ramp up, we’re seeing this prediction come true in many parts of the world. Now a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science calculates humanity’s “water footprint.” Much like the carbon footprint used to determine an individual’s contribution to global warming through the burning of greenhouse gases, the concept of the water footprint is being used to measure and compare water usage by nations, industry and individuals. The paper notes that “[t]he Earth’s freshwater resources are subject to increasing pressu...

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iucn.org 11 Mar '12, 10am

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Romney: Can't Afford College? Not His Problem | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 7am

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U.N. Reaches Safe Drinking Water Goal Ahead Of Time | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 07 Mar '12, 10am

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Scary Reasons to Quit Soft Drinks | Care2 Causes

Scary Reasons to Quit Soft Drinks | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 1am

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Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 6am

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Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures | Care2 Causes

Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures | Care2 Causes

care2.com 08 Mar '12, 2pm

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Meet Your Next Sausages. Literally. | Care2 Causes

Meet Your Next Sausages. Literally. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 1am

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Is It Unamerican to be Anti-Gay? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11am

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Trees Have Needs | Care2 Causes

Trees Have Needs | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Mar '12, 1am

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grist.org 04 Mar '12, 1pm

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A Partnership to Rescue Our Oceans | Care2 Causes

A Partnership to Rescue Our Oceans | Care2 Causes

care2.com 06 Mar '12, 5am

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11pm

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