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Water in the World: Home
Library eBooks on Water
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Book chapter from Water: A Limited Resource.
Discusses the global stressors on water, climate change and freshwater scarcity, human health and safety, geopolitical issues and international goals to address water issues.
Water around the world 2017. ClickView video. Duration: 15 min.
This program examines rising global water demand and some of the serious issues with inadequate and/or contaminated water supplies, and includes a range of water management case studies from various parts of the world.
The uses of water: Three realities 2014. ClickView video. Duration: 2 min.
The stories of three children on three different continents illustrate how water responsibility affects everyday lives and individual and social wellbeing.
Facts and figures relating to water scarcity, the challenges and opportunities. Facts on other water topics such as climate change, water and gender, hand hygiene, disasters and the water-food-energy connection.
An easy to read summary of why this goal has been set, the challenges to lack of access to safe water and sanitation, the link between water and climate change.
UN-Water 2018. SDG 6: Ambitious, but not rocket science. Online video, June 29. Duration: 3 min.
People's Connections to Water
Water Corporation [Western Australia] 2019. Walk with the Waugal. Online video, 31 December 2019. Duration: 8 min.
The Waugal is a snake or rainbow serpent recognised by Noongar people as the giver of life who maintains all fresh water sources. This video illustrates the importance of these bodies of water to the Noongar people.