Water and change

What the IBO say you need to know:

  • Identify the ways in which water is utilized at the regional scale.
  • Examine the environmental and human factors affecting patterns and trends in physical water scarcity and economic water scarcity.
  • Examine the factors affecting access to safe drinking water.

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The Cycle of Insanity: The Real Story of Water from Surfrider Foundation on Vimeo.

 

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Aral Sea (18.30)

Useful links:

http://www.fao.org/nr/water/topics_scarcity.html

http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday