Friday, 6 May 2011


The world faces an unprecedented crisis in water resources management, with profound implications for global food security, protection of human health, and maintenance of all ecosystems on Earth. Large uncertainties still plague quantitative assessments of climate change impacts and water resource management, but what is known for certain is that the climate is changing and that it will have an effect on water resources. Therefore increased efforts will be needed to plan and manage water supplies in future, through increased monitoring and understanding of the interrelationships between population size, climate change and water availability I order to bring about water security.  Without water security, social, economic and national stability are imperiled.
Individuals need to realise that the choices that they make, the lifestyles that they live, the food that they eat and nearly every other component of their lives has a direct affect on the environment.  We need to accept that as a species are living our lives based on a on a linear system in a planet that only has access to finite resources.  It is therefore so important that we cannot continue pumping water from the ground without thought to how it may be restored in years to come.  The human race faces a challenge that could see the end of life on Earth.  We need to adopt the approach of environmental justice discourse by prioitising the rights of nature as being of equal importance to human rights. (Hannigan, J. 1995)

Fortunately, the human race has a reputation for having the irrepressible ability to adapt in times of great adversity by rising to meet great challenges.  We need to realise that it is not too late to make the necessary changes and that even in our own personal capacity, we have the ability to change the world.


  1. How You Can Help Change The World — Water is Life

    The innovative solar water pump that can bring clean, safe drinking water to people all over the world

    LANGEHAGEN-Hannover, Germany—June 15, 2015— Water is the most important resource that the human race needs to survive, besides air. Without water there is no economic development, no property, no health and no formation. Water is life. Yet, there are so many around the worlds that go without it. Every 20 seconds a child dies from the water they’re drinking and an average African woman walks four hours each day to collect dirty water. This project has the ability to change all of this.

    DAKIE e.V. has designed the world’s most innovative solar water pump. This pump will allow people to access safe, clean drinking water even in the most remote areas around the world. It is designed to incur no extra running cost and uses renewable solar energy to pump water out of the water wells. It also requires no maintenance at all! All high quality maintenance-free-material make this possible. This project is the solution to everyone in developing worlds who don’t have access to safe, clean drinking water. But, Water is Life needs help, before it can help the rest of the world. The goal of this campaign is to raise $300,000 by August 5, 2015. The funds raised would go toward hardware, shipping/transport fees, installation, and engineering.

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    This is a great opportunity to improve and even safe lives of the people who don’t have access to clean drinking water.

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  2. Water scarcity is due to water pollution. If our water is not polluted there would be enough water for everyone. I believe that water is abundant. It would not be a problem if everyone knows how to take care of our water sources. We have to work hand in hand to restore the water to its natural form free from parasites and bacteria.

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