Sustainable Food Guide
|Environmental Practice at Work © 2005|
When you have you next meal, work out how much water has been consumed.
India primalriy, but also other coutnries like Mexico Peru China and Tanzania are experimenting with ways to catch monsoon rains, which would otherwise evaporate. It helps to build communities as individuals cannot build the infrastructure of pools and reservoirs to trap the water. It mobilises social energy in a way that may be a model for other responses to environmental challenge.
For much more...Fred Pearces' New Book "When the river runs dry"...
Food Ethics Council Report on Water Scarcity
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