Worried Federal National Council (FNC) members sounded alarmed when questioning on the 9th November 2010 Rashid bin Fahad, the Minister of Environment and Water over potential threats to the nation’s water supply.
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- Scientists warn of human impact on world's waterHuman activity is altering the world's water system to a degree it has not experienced in more than 11,000 years, an international group of scientists says. "We have altered the Earth's climate and its chemistry, the snow cover, the permafrost, the extent of ice in the sea and glaciers, and the volume of the oceans. All of those are fundamenta […]
- Experts urge water's inclusion in development goalsAs the world faces growing water security challenges, experts are calling for better monitoring of the availability, quality and use of water, and its inclusion in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals as a key issue in the post-2015 development agenda. Human activities, such as building dams and agricultural irrigation, they say, have fundamentally al […]
- Scientists warn of human impact on world's water