Not a drop to drink: water for a thirsty world

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Water is one of Earth’s hot environmental topics. The scarcity of clean drinking water will have dramatic consequences for humanity in the 21st century: water disputes could spark regional conflict, while increased desertification and drought could affect world food supplies and the future of farming. Not a Drop to Drink conveys a clear message to young readers about this precious commodity and our urgent need to conserve it.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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subject_facet Climatic changes, Climatic changes -- Juvenile literature, Hydrologic cycle, National Geographic Virtual Library, Water conservation, Water supply, Water supply -- International cooperation, Water-supply -- International cooperation -- Juvenile literature, Water-supply -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents "Strangling" water --, Earth's last undiscovered region --, Great Lakes, huge stakes --, Joint effort --, Meet a volcanologist --, New AUV on the block --, New water worries --, Preserving food supply --, Underwater workhorses --, What lies ahead.
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title Not a drop to drink : water for a thirsty world
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title_short Not a drop to drink :
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