"Blue gold: water wars" – Flashcards

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Those who fo without water for a week cries?
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Blood tears
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What's the "bottom line"
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People need water to survive
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What determines access to fresh water
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The water cycle
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What percentage of the earths water is salty
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97%
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What is the primary cause of water pollution
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Agriculture and industry
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The Malaysia government imposed the ______ for anyone polluting water.
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Death penalty
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Waste water returns to residents of Mexico City in the form of
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Food
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What happened to Atlantis?
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It collapsed into desert sand through groundwater
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__ billion gallons of water is pumped each day
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30
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Pumped water that returns back to the aquifer is called
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Recharge or returned flows
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Deforestation if a major contribute to
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Soil erosion
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Give an example of "hardscape"
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Parking lots, streets sidewalks
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What is the lifeblood of water system
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A river
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The ____ used privatization of water as a condition of need in third world countries
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World bank
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Water companies are accountable to their..
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Shareholders
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With privatization comes an increase in
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Water prices
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Who owns the water in africa
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Coke a cola
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Water costs more than ___ in Kenya
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.46
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Why is the cost of dasani bugger than of coke a cola
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Plastic vs glass bottles
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____ uses large anounts of fossil fuels, which contributes to the climate change problem
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Desalination
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The writing on the wall is that ___ is the hottest property of theirs
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Water
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A ___ suit acts as a deterrent to activism and people expressing their opinions
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Slap suit
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Why is the aral tea almost completely gone now
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Water was used to grow cotton in the desert
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How long will it take to turn lake naivasha, Kenya into an 'putrid puddle'
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5 years
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The export of Kenyas water comes in the form of
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Trade
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In Ghana, water comes through the taps once per week on an unknown schedule. Why?
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Because people leave the tab open unsure when water will run through cause air first comes through
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Why are developing countries unable to build an infrastructure for clean water delivery?
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Because they don't have the money
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If LA were seized to support itself using its own resources how many people could it sustain?
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3 million out of 18 million
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One of the bloodiest water wars being caught is happening over the river
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Kaveri
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Many ___ are fundamentally conflicts over resources
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Conflicts
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In Bolivia the collection of rainwater was
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Privatized
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What is one potential reason why the U.S. Established a military base in Paraguay
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They wanted water into Brazil
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The ___ is the worlds largest dam and is located on the Brazil/Paraguay border
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Itaipu
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Unlike a dam the water catchment traps water to go right into the
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Ground
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In the U.S. Issues surrounding ____ must be resolved
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Hydroponics
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what technology could save the planet in the next century?
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Hydroponics
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____ use the natural flow of rivers to generate electricity
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Micro turbines
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Who needs to become the water gardians or the 21st century
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Citizens
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What is the name of the watershed that provides water to our town
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Lost river cave
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question
Those who fo without water for a week cries?
answer
Blood tears
question
What's the "bottom line"
answer
People need water to survive
question
What determines access to fresh water
answer
The water cycle
question
What percentage of the earths water is salty
answer
97%
question
What is the primary cause of water pollution
answer
Agriculture and industry
question
The Malaysia government imposed the ______ for anyone polluting water.
answer
Death penalty
question
Waste water returns to residents of Mexico City in the form of
answer
Food
question
What happened to Atlantis?
answer
It collapsed into desert sand through groundwater
question
__ billion gallons of water is pumped each day
answer
30
question
Pumped water that returns back to the aquifer is called
answer
Recharge or returned flows
question
Deforestation if a major contribute to
answer
Soil erosion
question
Give an example of "hardscape"
answer
Parking lots, streets sidewalks
question
What is the lifeblood of water system
answer
A river
question
The ____ used privatization of water as a condition of need in third world countries
answer
World bank
question
Water companies are accountable to their..
answer
Shareholders
question
With privatization comes an increase in
answer
Water prices
question
Who owns the water in africa
answer
Coke a cola
question
Water costs more than ___ in Kenya
answer
.46
question
Why is the cost of dasani bugger than of coke a cola
answer
Plastic vs glass bottles
question
____ uses large anounts of fossil fuels, which contributes to the climate change problem
answer
Desalination
question
The writing on the wall is that ___ is the hottest property of theirs
answer
Water
question
A ___ suit acts as a deterrent to activism and people expressing their opinions
answer
Slap suit
question
Why is the aral tea almost completely gone now
answer
Water was used to grow cotton in the desert
question
How long will it take to turn lake naivasha, Kenya into an 'putrid puddle'
answer
5 years
question
The export of Kenyas water comes in the form of
answer
Trade
question
In Ghana, water comes through the taps once per week on an unknown schedule. Why?
answer
Because people leave the tab open unsure when water will run through cause air first comes through
question
Why are developing countries unable to build an infrastructure for clean water delivery?
answer
Because they don't have the money
question
If LA were seized to support itself using its own resources how many people could it sustain?
answer
3 million out of 18 million
question
One of the bloodiest water wars being caught is happening over the river
answer
Kaveri
question
Many ___ are fundamentally conflicts over resources
answer
Conflicts
question
In Bolivia the collection of rainwater was
answer
Privatized
question
What is one potential reason why the U.S. Established a military base in Paraguay
answer
They wanted water into Brazil
question
The ___ is the worlds largest dam and is located on the Brazil/Paraguay border
answer
Itaipu
question
Unlike a dam the water catchment traps water to go right into the
answer
Ground
question
In the U.S. Issues surrounding ____ must be resolved
answer
Hydroponics
question
what technology could save the planet in the next century?
answer
Hydroponics
question
____ use the natural flow of rivers to generate electricity
answer
Micro turbines
question
Who needs to become the water gardians or the 21st century
answer
Citizens
question
What is the name of the watershed that provides water to our town
answer
Lost river cave