Category Archives: Diseases

Water and its Effect on Humanity

Over the course of this term I have gained an appreciation for water that I have never had before. Every day people use water with out thinking about it. When brushing your teeth, washing your hands, cooking, watering the lawn, … Continue reading

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Good Practice: Check Your Story (Hydrofracking) With Another Source

Given that we just finished Gas Land, it is always a good idea to see how other sources report that story. What do you think of this Time Magazine (a mainstream media source) report? http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,876880045001_2062814,00.html http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/ By the way, if … Continue reading

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Climate Change effects Third World Countries

For poor countries, climate change and water are directly related. Because the climate is changing, it is going to make the water crisis for third world countries much more difficult. “Extreme variability of precipitation is expected to place 2.8 billion … Continue reading

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Great Data in NGM April 2010 Issue

WATER a special issue of National Geographic, April 2010

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Research Skills Homework

Homework: research this source [water.org] and write 6-8 sentences in Standard English. Also recall our editing sessions where we have been emphasizing clarity in our prose and strive to have your prose flow well between your general ideas and specific … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Photos of Water Crisis Cities

The World Water Council holds an annual photo contest to highlight the water crisis. The 2010 contest featured world cities dealing with significant water issues. See the photos

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Pacific Institute

The Pacific Institute, under the direction of Dr. Peter Gleick is doing some excellent work in the realm of water and sustainable living. Water and Sustainability from the Pacific Institute World water data

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