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Water covers approximately two-thirds of the planet’s surface. Most of it is far too salty to use. Less than 3% of the water on Earth is suitable for use and about two-thirds of that is contained in the world’s icecaps and glaciers. Therefore about 1% of all the water on the planet is suitable for consumption and sanitation.
Obviously,the amount of safe water in the world is limited and according to charity: water a billion people (approx. 1 in 8 ) have no access to clean drinking water.
I came across this post on FreelanceSwitch this morning.
Wow what a great idea. I hope all my fellow bloggers will sign up and take the time to participate on Friday.
The aim of this campaign is to get bloggers around the world to write an article about the fact that almost a billion (yes, a billion) people in the world do not have access to safe, clean drinking water with the aim of sparking global interest and discussion.