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Water, the hidden currency

The concept of virtual water is about water that is incorporated in the traded products. This concept was proposed in 1993 by the British geographer John Anthony Allan. 221 more words


Are we simply “reallocating” water scarcity? New post on Your Middle East!

“The Middle East is importing virtual water from countries who, in the future, are likely to have to import their own virtual water”

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YWF's Water-Saving Tip of the Week: Reduce Food Waste

Cut your family’s water consumption by 475,000 litres (125,000 gal) a year

Forty percent of the food produced in the United States never gets eaten - … 292 more words

YWF's Water-Saving Tips of the Week: Drive Less

To Save Water, Drive Less

It takes an average of 3 liters (0.8 gallon) of water to make one liter (about 1 quart) of gasoline… 222 more words


YWF's Water-Saving Tips of the Week

Lawns, Gardens and Cars 

Outdoor water use for gardens, washing cars and watering lawns can account for at least half, and often far more, of our daily direct consumption of water. 277 more words


YWF's Water-Saving Tips of the Week

In the Kitchen

Between 30 and 40% of all food is wasted. That means the enormous amounts of water needed to grow and process this food is also wasted. 256 more words