By: The Canadian Press
A group of former world leaders discussed the impending global water crisis. It details a report from the InterAction Council on how the growing population will affect water scarcity.
By: The Science Daily
Glaciers appear to be retreating at faster rates in the Himilayas which could affect rivers fed by glacier melt. Major rivers in the region such as the Ganges, Mekong, Yangtze, and Yellow rivers could be impacted by this change in climate.
The number of children dying before the age of 5 has significantly decreased over the past 20 years. This shows that investing in solutions works.
By: Natalie Obiko Pearson
With the projected growth in coal power plants in India and China there is a potential threat to regional water availability. By diverting water, used in cooling the plants, the energy sector is competing directly with other uses.
Event: Protect Your Groundwater Day
National Groundwater Association
This is the page for groundwater day and lists a bunch of interesting facts and statistics.