Sunday, 5 July 2009

Water Water was everywhere, now there's not enough to drink

Well, not just yet. However, the "water footprint" of what we eat and manufacture, move and buy will be very significant in future. A paper (from Professor Arjen Y. Hoekstra of the Twente Water Centre at the University of Twente in the Netherlands)
(click for water footprint paper)
tabulates the calculated water footprint of various things we eat - not good news for beef or chocolate eaters! If the graphic is a bit blurred, just click on it and a sharper image should open up. Share/Save/Bookmark

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