Every year, 100 million
hectares of fertile areas become extinct.
More than 1 billion people in 110
countries are vulnerable to desertification.
Before it is too late, an efficient
program has to be launched to cope
with the problem.
The Theme of the World Environment
Day of this Year Is "Water"
The UN has called attention to the
problem of water on the Day of Environment,
stressing the importance of the issue
with the headline: "Water: Two billion
people are dying for it."
The American West Is Vulnerable
Due to global warming, some sectors
of the population in the American
West are becoming increasingly vulnerable
Safe Water Problem May Last
Authorities warned that humanity
may suffer from a safe water problem
until the year 2025. (17.10.2002 www.ntvmsnbc.com)
Drought Alarm around the
Until the year 2025, a lack of safe
water will threaten one-third of the
world's population. (15.08.2001 www.ntvmsnbc.com)