Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Author and PhD in Biology, Antonio Cruz, analyses the importance of the finding of a lake of liquid water in Mars, made by the European Space Agency.
Water is, biblically, a precious blessing from God. It is a gift, not a right. And wasting it, misusing it, failing daily to be grateful for it, are sins against God, neighbour and creation.
Some 54% of India faces extremely high water stress. The crisis has become increasingly evident in recent years as much of central India is facing a severe water shortage.
A few countries control and consume a large amount of the world’s resources.
The Dead Sea area - situated some 400 metres below sea level - only gets 150 to 200 per square metre per year.
At about 40 light-years from Earth, it is possible that some of them could have water on their surface.
Since the hurricane, at least thirteen people have died of cholera. "The worst crisis is yet to come”, NGOs warn.
Five evangelical families declined to pay the quota for the Roman Catholic patron saint celebration, and the local authorities cut off their water supply. Several organisations confirm rising trend of persecution in rural Mexico.
The huge investment in agriculture transformed the semi-arid Al Badia region into fields of maize and cotton, by means of subsidies to farmers and the drilling of thousands of wells. This added to the pressure on water resources.