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  • Gene Kelly? r... The Water ?
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  • Water crisis
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  • Increase in the need of FOOD Increase in consumption of WATER. Excessive ater consumption Overpopulation Increased VITAL NEEDS + =
  • This is very little water for human progression…
  • … We arrive at these effects
    • Exploitation of aquifers
    • Exploitation of rivers
    • Construction of infrastructures
    • Environmental degradation
    • Discharges .
    • Great artesian basin in Australia – 1.750.000 km 3
    • Ogallala Aquifer in USA - 450.000 km 3
    • Aquifer Arabia in Asia - 160.000 km 3
    • Guaraní aquifer (South America) – 1.200.000 km 3
    Exploitation of aquifers Aquifer Guaraní (South America)
  • Exploitation of rivers 1. As a consequence, the Jordan River is endangering the Aral Sea. 2. Chemical Industry, Nuclear Centre, Textil Industry, Fish industry.
  • Discharges
  • Global Warming effects
    • Melting
    • Sudden Atmospheric changes
    • Depletion of aquifers .
    • Biodiversity .
    • Displacement of ecosystems
    • Health .
  • Melting snow and ice Reserves
    • Kilimanjaro
    • Himalaya
  • Depletion of aquifers Salinization of aquifers caused by water shortage Salinization of aquifers caused by water extraction Alteration of the ecosystem
  • Biodiversity: Fauna and flora
  • Falta foto mosquito Biodiversity: Health
  • Water Cycle Changes Direct aspects We need more quantity & better distribution Indirect aspects changes in the climate of the planet, global warming
    • We need :
    • Money for investigation
    • Good Global Water Politics
    • Change of mentality
    Effects Unequal quantitative distribution Industry and agriculture Consumption Population growth Pollution Energy source Temperatures increase evaporation UN WATER RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • Challenges and commitments
  • Challenges facing life and welfare Ensure food supply Water and energy Water and cities Water and industry Protect ecosystems Meet basic human needs
  • Challenges for management: governability Manage risks Valuing water Ensure basic knowledge Sharing water resources Manage water wisely
  • Foto
  • Do you think this is funny?........ Some people think that this cartoon strip is funny, but if we don´t work together to save our planet, it will become a sad reality…
  • And if our governments don´t react NOW, what future awaits our new generations?