In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 22nd as World Water Day… A day to celebrate water, a day to contemplate water’s vital attributes, a day to prepare a course for individual and group solutions for water-related problems and how we manage water in the future.
Poster Credit: UN World Water Day resource
World Water Day strives to highlight a different water-related issue every year. The issue provides a foundation for the theme of the annual UN World Water Development Reports which is launched on World Water Day.
In 2015, the theme for World Water Day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development‘. It’s about how water links to all areas humanity needs to consider to create the future we want in terms of: health, nature, urbanization, industry, energy, food, equality.
A World Water Day photo/journal report authored by David Sim in the International Business Times caught my attention this week. It is a powerful set of photographs. The collection of images in David Sim’s article vividly demonstrate how people perceive or experience water is not the same world-wide. David Sim’s photos carry an important message about water…
“Think twice about wasting this precious resource.”
Click photo to view article by David Sims:
Photos to make you think twice about wasting water.
I cut the following photos from his article hoping they will entice you click on the link to view his entire collage, and to create a post for this week’s week’s UNLESS… Earth-friendly challenge by following the guidelines below.…
April 4, 2013: Bottles tied to ropes are lowered into an almost dry well in Bhaktapur, Nepal(Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
March 22, 2012: A young girl fetches murky water from a hole dug near a dried-up well in Jamam, South Sudan(Hannah McNeish/AFP)
April 16, 2011: Villagers carry pitchers filled with drinking water after visiting a well at Meni village in the western Indian state of Gujarat(Amit Dave/Reuters)
Earth-friendly Friday Challenge-
World Water Day- Water is a precious resource; let us count the ways
Water… clean and potable is a precious resource! For this week’s challenge, appreciate water!
Celebrate the ways it impacts your life.
You can use the U.N. categories to inspire your photographs and thoughts…
Or, simply create your own celebration.
How is water precious to you?
Let us count the ways, and show appreciation by “thinking twice about wasting it.”
Please join the Challenge by sharing your photos and thoughts-
- Title your blog post: UNLESS… Water is a precious resource
Tag your post: Earth-friendly Friday
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