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Water: Our Thirsty World


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Yesterday I received a special issue from National Geographic titled Water:  Our Thirsty World. As usual, it is another issue filled with Nat’l. Geo’s excellent articles and stellar photographs.  On page 96, The Burden of Thirst describes how critical the problem is in East Africa and how lack of clean water impacts lives.  “When clean water becomes plentiful,” author Tina Rosenberg writes, “all the hours previously spent hauling water can be used to grow more food, raise more animals, or even start income-producing businesses” (p. 106).  For more information about the crisis in water, click here.

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