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Kevin Xu 40022416 Prof. Evadne Anderson ESL 204/Term #/Section # 10/31/17 Essay: Draft 2 The Water Shortage Natural resources are significantly important to the human race and other creatures. However, nowadays, with the shortage of natural resources, there are many disasters, even wars, and the lack of freshwater is one of the reasons (Jowit, 2008). Water is one of the most critical resources that humans require to survive. The causes of the shortage of supply are because of the growing population, border issues and unreasonable use of water. Overpopulation is closely related to water shortage. Humans need to use water in different ways such as to drink, take a shower and grow food. These things will consume a lot of freshwaters. Also, a large population means that people need a lot of food, but growing food requires a lot of water. In fact,
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according to Allen (1998), it takes one thousand tons of water to produce one ton of wheat. It is a big problem for those countries which are located in the Middle East and North Africa because the geographical environment in these areas is lack of water resources. Therefore, when the population increases, these countries
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