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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Signs of and Solutions to World Water Crisis

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/signsandsolutions/ National Geographic = signs and solutions to water shortage Click on "interactive map" link Phot: Girl drinking bottled water

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Explore the signs of and solutions to the world’s water crisis.

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