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(Updated on 19/02/2016)


 

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  • Discussion Guide: Intro to the Water Crisis
    "Currently, 780 million people lack access to an improved water source and 2.5 billion lack access to improved sanitation (which includes toilets, hand washing, etc.). These two statistics translate into the deaths of 3.41 million people each year from water, sanitation and hygiene-related causes. In order to start thinking about how to be part of the solution, it is important to consider these issues at the most basic level. We encourage you to have a thoughtful conversation about this global crisis with the help of the questions below..."

    (static.water.org)

 

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  • California Limits Water Use Because of Dry Weather - Text + Audio + Video - 9 April 2015
    "Governor Jerry Brown is ordering Californians to reduce their water use by 25 percent.
    Some communities are developing new measures to control water use.
    Golf courses and other major water users will face new restrictions.
    California homeowners are being paid to remove grass from their property."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Activists fight for water in Mexico - a lesson plan
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."

    (Breaking News English)

 

 

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