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A sore sight - With extreme heat wave conditions prevalent across Telangana state, many lakes and ponds have dried up like this Lotus Pond in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad presenting a sorry sight with disappearance of different species of birds which were regular visitors of the area. Photo: K V S Giri #telangana #drought #hyderabad #waterscarcity

Don't know Melamchi Water Project will meet the needs of only central Kathmandu or also outskirts?? #melamchiwaterproject #waterscarcity #rightstodrinkingwater

As of 2013, the livestock sector globally produced 285 million tons of meat, with Americans averaging 270 lbs of meat consumption a year. Maintaining livestock production to satisfy the world’s demand is highly resource-intensive, using one-third of the world’s fresh water. Simply growing the feed for the livestock consumes 56% of water in the U.S. – resulting in 1,799 gallons to produce one pound of beef. Additionally, it’s estimated that the associated greenhouse gas emissions accounts for 14.5% of the global anthropogenic GHG emissions. Consuming meat, poultry, and dairy products isn’t innately unsustainable, but when our demand leads to deforestation, and air & water pollution, we need to adopt more sustainable eating habits and vary our sources of protein. Cutting back on meat consumption and buying local are two easy ways to lower emissions and maintain our fresh water supply. (Sources: UNESCO; TIME; AJCN) #SustainabilitySunday #GravityWater #FoodProduction #WaterScarcity

Every time I get home grumpy because my feathers are soaking wet, I try to remember that close to where I come from, people pray for rain. So #rainonme and #begrateful #siredmond #waterscarcity

Some of our (ahem) "leaders" could certainly use this book, but thankfully many are already invoking its spirit (we see you, CA, NY, and WA: 😘). Our world is facing unsustainable global trends, from #climatechange and #waterscarcity to energy insecurity, unfair labor practices, and growing #inequality. Tackling these crises effectively requires a new form of #leadership: a collective one. But, in a world of many silos, how do we get people to work together toward a common goal? In THE ART OF LEADING COLLECTIVELY, Petra Kuenkel offers many examples of #collective leadership efforts involving corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors around the world, and is for anyone seeking solutions to social and sustainability challenges. Now on sale at our website! Click link in bio!

Infrastructure decay / La presa se construyó en 1948 y hoy está vacía. #rethinkinghermosillo #waterscarcity

Erikli lagünü. Bitmeyen köprü inşaatı, deniz ile bağlantısını kesince.
#lagoon
#evaporation
#waterscarcity
#water

What do you see when you reflect on the world’s #watersecurity? These villagers in #Ghana and millions like them may not be able to access potable #water safely in their communities. 663 million people worldwide still lack access to safe drinking water. At least 1.8 billion people globally use a source of drinking water that does not meet the @WHO’s guidelines for drinking water quality. Water scarcity affects more than 40 percent of the global population and is projected to rise. Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank
#Africa #SSA #everydayafrica #waterscarcity #cleanwater #endpoverty #itspossible

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Happy to share that our friends over at @slicesae gave our produce a quick test - and we are proud to stand far above the market. Our focus on food safety best practices mean that our produce is green and clean 🌱

@slicesae is an expert in food safety, specializing in food for schools - check out some of the great educational programs they've done!
Thank you @falhammadi for your visit 💚

#MakingDesertsGreen

Every year around the globe 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted, that is a 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption. Food losses represent a waste of resources used in production increasing the green gas emissions in vain.
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Luckily there are some companies working out there to solve this issue, giving excess food to charities and those in need.
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Be mindful where you can to only buy what you need so as to reduce household waste. .

#Repost @unfao
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#savefood #foodwaste #foodloss #foodlosses #greenhousegas #co2 #food#environment #postharvest #UNFAO #foodrescue #rescuefood #wasted #foodwasted #householdfood #GlobalGoals #climatechange #GHG #erosion #Goal2 #gogreen #waterscarcity #clearedforests #fightpoverty #ZeroHunger #NotWasting #partofthesolution #ZeroHungerChallenge @ZeroHungerChallenge

#DYK 80% of all illness in the developing world is #water related. Let's be part of the solution! #WaterWednesday #CleanWaterWednesday #WaterScarcity #CleanWater #WaterSolutions

#Water is the moving force of the world, and we must do everything in our power to sustain it! Check out #UAEREP's efforts as a sustainable solution to face global water challenges, through the link in our bio 🌎💧☔️ يعتبر الماء عصب الحياة في العالم أجمع، ويجب علينا أن نفعل كل ما في وسعنا للمحافظة عليه! اطلعوا على جهود برنامج #الإمارات_للاستمطار كحل مستدام للتصدي لتحديات شح المياه حول العالم، عبر الرابط في نبذة الحساب 💧☔️🌎
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#research #innovation #technology #scientists #government #science #Water #UAE #Japan #Asia #Africa #Finland #UK #USA #Germany #Europe #drones #clouds #grant #drought #scarcity #rain #waterislife #WaterScarcity #challenge #nature #sustainable

It's only 2 month until I'll go back to the drought prone area around Madanapalle to implement a sustainable agroforestry project in cooperation with a small local NGO. Farmers in the area suffer from climate change, as the monsoon doesn't bring enough rain anymore. Our project aims at promoting water saving cultivation methods, that are resilient to droughts. Support us with sharing the link or even donating some money: https://www.betterplace.org/en/projects/45065-sustainable-support-for-small-scale-farmers-in-india #water #drought #droughtprone #india #andhrapradesh #southindia #climatechange #waterscarcity #sustainability #sustainabilitymatters #child #organicfarming #agroforestry #trees #planttrees #watermanagement #agriculture #sustainableagriculture #lovemywork #donations #fundraising #ngo #volunteer #biodiversity

Wild sugared capers at #springrestaurant....did you know that capers are water conservators. As such, in some regions where #climatechange is leading to #waterscarcity, capers are enabling an alternative livelihood.

D a y 2: Trikonasana
"The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” - Ayn Rand
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I have always acted in such a way that others opinions or personal shortcomings never stop me. This is particularly true in my educational journey. What are your dreams? Who is stopping you? The answer might very well be yourself.
#loveyourasana #trikonasana #yoga #hydrologist #womeninscience #waterscarcity #hydrology

Another version with subject of water .

Birqash Camel Market, 2017

The camel market in Birqash, Egypt is a central trading point for camels in northeast Africa. Today the camels here mainly come from Egypt and Sudan, but before the current drought in the Horn, camels from Somalia could frequently be found for sale too.

Every Friday starting just after sunrise, the Birqash Market begins, with many Nubian traders in Galabiyas selling Sudanese and Upper Nile camels brought from the Daraw market in Aswan. There is shouting everywhere, with people calling out different prices for their animals, depending on age, shape, health, and other factors only seasoned market attendees know to look for. Young boys run after escaping camels with sticks, and I weave in and out of the chaos, trying not to be trampled.

Historically, camels have been raised and traded as pack animals, for milk and meat production, and as capital for pastoralists. Increasingly, they are bought and sold for tourist use, with buyers earning income from selling rides to visitors or offering caravan tours via camel.

The contrast between modernity and traditional livelihoods comes to a head in Birqash; traders converse on cell phones while the age-old practice of camel auctioning commences. Shisha is smoked in the shade while Mercedes-brand cargo trucks careen through the mud, carting camels to various pens, auction stages and butcher stands.

Sadly, under the pressures of urbanization, tense political borders and climate change, sights like the bustling Birqash Market are slowly disappearing. In the face of ongoing drought, and the water scarcity & food insecurity that results, pastoralist are losing their livelihoods as camels and other herd animals die off and are sold for a fraction of their past price to make ends meet.

Here, two young traders smile and show me their camel's teeth, asking me if I'd like to buy it while I take their picture. Maybe next time...

#Fact: #DYK that by the year 2025, there will be about 1 billion more mouths to feed worldwide & global agriculture alone will require another 1 trillion cubic meters of water per year (equal to the annual flow of 20 Niles or 100 Colorado Rivers). Educate yourself more on these amazing water facts through the link in our bio

حقيقة: هل تعلم أنه بحلول عام 2025، سيزداد عدد سكان الأرض حوالي مليار نسمة مما يعني زيادة الحاجة لمياه الشرب، كما أن الأنشطة الزراعية حول العالم وحدها سوف تحتاج إلى تريليون متر مكعب من المياه سنوياً (أي ما يعادل التدفق السنوي لـ 20 نهراً بحجم نهر النيل أو 100 نهر بحجم نهر كولورادو). تعرف على المزيد من الحقائق المهمة عن المياه عبر الرابط في نبذة الحساب
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#research #innovation #technology #scientists #government #science #Water #UAE #Japan #Asia #Africa #Finland #UK #USA #Germany #Europe #drones #clouds #grant #drought #scarcity #rain #waterislife #WaterScarcity

Our friends from Shorooq Investments (@mahmoud.adi @shaneykshin) visited us for a Tour and Tasting 👨🏻‍🌾🌱 #MakingDesertsGreen

*The beginning of end*
Once a habitat.
So bountiful
So fierce,
It had to be reigned in!
Then a reservoir.
So rich
So like a mirror
To the endless sky!
Once the source
And the end,
Then the means
Of livelihood 'n life!
What was gushing
And chaotic,
Eventually turned silent
And placid.
What an irony.
A vicious circle.
Once alive.
Now.... #drydam #sightings #water #globalwarming #waterscarcity #poetrycommunity #poetry #poetsofinstagram #poetsofinsta

Erikli lagünü. Bitmeyen köprü inşaatı, deniz ile bağlantısını kesince.
#lagoon
#evaporation
#waterscarcity
#water

Eat healthy🌱
Live happy 🤗

This lovely couple visited us at the farm today👫

#MakingDesertsGreen

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