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Question of the Week episode

Thu, 28th Feb 2013

Will increasing human populations cause a water shortage on Earth?

Lake Windermere (c) Abbasi1111@en.wikipedia.org

We find out if Earth's expanding human population will affect water supplies. Plus we ask, does the new anti-fat fad Shrinking Violet work?

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In this edition of Question of the Week

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  • Is Earth's total water finite?

    Hi Dr Chris, I am curious about the amount of water on our planet. If we (and all other animals) consist mostly of water, does this mean that as animal populations increase, the amount of water on the planet has to decrease to compensate? Would love to hear your comments. ...

 

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