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Dawn of a Thirsty Century

June 5, 2008 • News

The amount of water in the world is limited. The human race, and the other species which share the planet, cannot expect an infinite supply.

Water covers about two-thirds of the Earth’s surface, admittedly. But most is too salty for use.

Only 2.5% of the world’s water is not salty, and two-thirds of that is locked up in the icecaps and glaciers.

For full article, visit:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/755497.stm



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