SE Sept 13 and 15 PPT

SE Sept 13 and 15 PPT - (Re)sources(Re)sources1 Water/Media...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  4/15/11 (Re)sources/(Re)sources 1:  Water/Media Week 3
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 4/15/11 (Re)source = source Reclaiming the language  of resource to imply  foundation or basis of life
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 4/15/11 LE  2010  section on “Media” pp 149-170 Reminder: Water Quality Reports due Friday Readings Due
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 4/15/11 Maintaining sufficient usable water for current and  future generations, as well as for animal species and  ecosystems, is a key goal of sustainability. This goal  is complicated by a few interconnected issues: first,  resource reduction due to human action including  climate change, second, global poverty and  inequality and third, politics and mismanagement Meta-message
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 4/15/11 Video Clip: Bolivia’s glaciers  melt away http://video.nytimes.com/vi  
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 4/15/11  1 newspaper takes 150 gallons  1 liter of orange juice takes 1000 gallons  1 pound of beef takes 2500 gallons  1 new car takes 40,000 gallons — from WaterDoc.org, Hart Productions Inc, 2005 Water Use
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 4/15/11 Industry and Industrial 
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Click icon to add picture  4/15/11 Toxic Coal Spill in a Chinese 
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 4/15/11 Drained inland water systems suitable for  conventional agriculture (by 1985) 56% - 65% in Europe and North America 27% in Asia  6 % in South America Over 40% of the global river discharge is  intercepted by large dams  Over 30% of sediment destined for global coastal  zones no longer arrives.  Aquatic Ecosystems
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 4/15/11 Source: Updated from Diaz and Rosenberg (2008). Science. Graph  compiled by  Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2010) Global Biodive
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 4/15/11 12% of the area of the world’s inland waters are  included within protected areas. 159 countries ratified the Ramsar Convention on 
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