The world celebrates World Water Day and reflects on one of its greatest challenges.
Celebrating World Water Day 2012: Water and Food Security
- Read the United Nations report: “Managing Water under Uncertainty and Risk”.
- Watch Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announce the creation of the The U.S. Water Partnership (with photos from Circle of Blue).
- See what’s happening in Rome at the Official World Water Day Ceremony.
- View water use projections for 2050 from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
- Watch a new video from the Columbia Water Center about water distribution.
- Read about Ned Breslin’s positive approach to World Water Day
- Watch a 2010 video from the UN to learn about the importance of World Water Day.
- Participate in World Water Day events in your community.
- Calculate your water footprint and learn how to reduce your water usage.
- The International Water Management Institute won the Stockholm Water Prize, according to Market Watch.
- Learn how bacteria and solar power may be able to purify water, via Christian Science Monitor.
- Water.org is encouraging social media users to donate their voice to World Water Day. Learn how you can participate on Huffington Post.
- Learn about the danger of water shortages on the Washington Post.
- Singapore will be celebrating World Water Day this Saturday with 25,000 people in 15 different locations, reports Channel News Asia.
- Water scarcity around the world and who has access to water sources are outlined by the LA Times.
- The need to use water more efficiently in agriculture is detailed by Reuters Alert Net.
- Learn about how island nations are discussing the connection between water and food, via Pacific Scoop.