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Vital Water Graphics 2
Vital Water Graphics 2
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been at the forefront of assessing and monitoring global water resources and presenting information on their use and management for 30 years. UNEP has compiled this report in order to provide an easily accessible resource on the state of the world's waters. The goal of this publication is ...
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Total population: access to an improved water source
The 2004 global image sadly shows that the lack of access to clean water remains a burden for the poorest countries, preventing them accelerating their development. Essentially handicapping most sub-Saharan African count...
26 Jan 2009 - by Phillippe Rekacewicz, February 2006
Marine species diversity
Limited information is available on species diversity and the condition of coastal and marine ecosystems (Burke et al., 2001). There is growing evidence that many marine species are less widely distributed, and therefore...
26 Jan 2009 - by World Resource Institute (WRI), Washington Dc, 1998, based on data from UNEP-WCMC.
Impact of sea level rise on the Nile delta
Impact of sea level rise on the Nile delta. Sea level elevation model used to produce impact of nile delta sea level rise.
26 Jan 2009 - by Phillipe Rekacewicz, Otto Simonett - February 2008
Lake Chad: almost gone
Straddling the borders of Chad, Niger and Cameroon in West Africa, Lake Chad has been a source of freshwater for irrigation projects in each of these countries. Maps drawn from a series of satellite images show a dramati...
06 Nov 2009 - by Philippe Rekacewicz (Le Monde diplomatique), February 2006
Global waterstress and scarcity
Water scarcity occurs when the amount of water withdrawn from lakes, rivers or groundwater is so great that water supplies are no longer adequate to satisfy all human or ecosystem requirements, resulting in increased com...
26 Jan 2009 - by Philippe Rekacewicz (Le Monde diplomatique), February 2006
Runoff-Typewriter
Graphics captions water run off annually water per continent. Run off is scaled km cubed per year.
26 Jan 2009 - by Phillipe Rekacewicz, February 2008
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