"Blue gold: water wars"
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Those who fo without water for a week cries?
What's the "bottom line"
People need water to survive
What determines access to fresh water
The water cycle
What percentage of the earths water is salty
What is the primary cause of water pollution
Agriculture and industry
The Malaysia government imposed the ______ for anyone polluting water.
Waste water returns to residents of Mexico City in the form of
What happened to Atlantis?
It collapsed into desert sand through groundwater
__ billion gallons of water is pumped each day
Pumped water that returns back to the aquifer is called
Recharge or returned flows
Deforestation if a major contribute to
Give an example of "hardscape"
Parking lots, streets sidewalks
What is the lifeblood of water system
The ____ used privatization of water as a condition of need in third world countries
Water companies are accountable to their..
With privatization comes an increase in
Who owns the water in africa
Coke a cola
Water costs more than ___ in Kenya
Why is the cost of dasani bugger than of coke a cola
Plastic vs glass bottles
____ uses large anounts of fossil fuels, which contributes to the climate change problem
The writing on the wall is that ___ is the hottest property of theirs
A ___ suit acts as a deterrent to activism and people expressing their opinions
Why is the aral tea almost completely gone now
Water was used to grow cotton in the desert
How long will it take to turn lake naivasha, Kenya into an 'putrid puddle'
The export of Kenyas water comes in the form of
In Ghana, water comes through the taps once per week on an unknown schedule. Why?
Because people leave the tab open unsure when water will run through cause air first comes through
Why are developing countries unable to build an infrastructure for clean water delivery?
Because they don't have the money
If LA were seized to support itself using its own resources how many people could it sustain?
3 million out of 18 million
One of the bloodiest water wars being caught is happening over the river
Many ___ are fundamentally conflicts over resources
In Bolivia the collection of rainwater was
What is one potential reason why the U.S. Established a military base in Paraguay
They wanted water into Brazil
The ___ is the worlds largest dam and is located on the Brazil/Paraguay border
Unlike a dam the water catchment traps water to go right into the
In the U.S. Issues surrounding ____ must be resolved
what technology could save the planet in the next century?
____ use the natural flow of rivers to generate electricity
Who needs to become the water gardians or the 21st century
What is the name of the watershed that provides water to our town
Lost river cave