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- Number of months in which water scarcity > 100%.

Four billion people face severe water scarcity, new research finds

Understanding water scarcity - Physical water scarcity occurs when there is not enough water to meet all demands. Economic water scarcity is caused by a lack of investment in water or a lack of human capacity to satisfy the demand for water, even in places where water is abundant.

Understanding water scarcity - Physical water scarcity occurs when there is not…

Water Scarcity - one cause POLLUTION

only of earths water is drinkable freshwater we have access to

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/fresh-water-scarcity-an-introduction-to-the-problem-christiana-z-peppard    Fresh water is essential for life -- and there's not nearly enough of it for the world right now. Why is that, and what could we do? Christiana Z. Peppard lays out the big questions of our global water problem. And no, shorter sh...

Fresh water is essential for life -- and theres not nearly enough of it for the world right now. Peppard lays out the big questions of our global water problem. And no, shorter showers are not the answer.

We all know the importance of water, but not many of us know how scarce it has become. While water may cover 70 percent of our planet, freshwater (what humans need in order to survive) is extremely rare.How rare? According to the World Wildlife Fund, “only 3% of the world’s water is freshwater, and two-thirds of that is tucked away in frozen glaciers or otherwise unavailable for our use.”

We all know the importance of water, but not many of us know how scarce it has become. While water may cover 70 percent of our planet, freshwater (what humans need in order to survive) is extremely rare.How rare? According to the World Wildlife Fund, “only 3% of the world’s water is freshwater, and two-thirds of that is tucked away in frozen glaciers or otherwise unavailable for our use.”

5 Shocking Facts About Water Scarcity on World Water Day  Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/5-shocking-facts-about-water-scarcity-on-world-water-day.html#ixzz2wixSrmIT

It's World Water Day: 5 shocking facts about water scarcity that will make you cry a river. Nearly 1 billion people lack safe water!

Where we get our fresh water? - Fresh water accounts for only 2.5% of Earth's water, yet it is vital for human civilization. What are our sources of fresh water? In the first of a two part series on fresh water, Christiana Z. Peppard breaks the numbers down and discusses who is using it and to what ends.    Lesson by Christiana Z. Peppard, animation by Jeremy Collins.

Fresh water accounts for only of Earth's water, yet it is vital for human civilization. What are our sources of fresh water? In the first of a two part series on fresh water, Christiana Z.

Water Shortage and Tourism

Water Shortage and Tourism - Growing Blue

Scarcity | UN-Water

Scarcity | UN-Water

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