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Tomorrow: World Water Day
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      International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate fre ...
Tomorrow: World Water Day, International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means, Assembly responded by designating March 22, 1993 as the first World Water Day. Each year, World Water, are expected to join by 2050. Statistics say that each of us drinks from 2 to 4 litres of water every day, however most of the water we ‘drink’ is embedded in the food we eat: producing 1 kilo of beef for example consumes 15,000 litres of water while 1 kilo of wheat ’drinks up’ 1,500 litres
Water Sustainability for Global Agriculture
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A day for water and water for sustainable development 

Water Sustainability for Global Agriculture, Issue 1 By the year 2050, agriculture will need, predicted to reach nine billion. Globally, agriculture currently uses nearly 70% of the world’s fresh water, primarily for irrigation. Inefficient use of water for crop production depletes aquifers, reduces, for a growing population are unsustainable. This month to recognize the United Nations’ World Water Day on March 22, we will focus on how water availability impacts agriculture and how plant science
World Water Day 2017
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How the Science of Water Uptake will Improve Food & Fuel
World Water Day 2017, In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day. World Water Day is coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration with governments and partners to take action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water. CLICK TO ENLARGE
Water Efficiency for 9 Billion People
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Water is the foundation for all forms of life and it is absolutely necessary for our environment to flourish.
Water Efficiency for 9 Billion People , March 22 was World Water Day, a day established by the United Nations in 1993 to recognize the importance of water in our lives. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. 22 years later, World Water Day is still celebrated around, on water for agriculture efficiency. This month we have focused on the following: Water Sustainability
Better water, better jobs: World Water Day 2016
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Almost half of the world's workers are employed in water-related sectors.
Better water, better jobs: World Water Day 2016, Today, almost half of the world's workers - 1.5 billion people - work in water-related sectors. In 1993, the United Nations designated March 22 as an annual World Water Day. This year, the theme ‘water and jobs’ is focused on how an adequate quantity and quality of water can change workers' lives and transform societies and economies through “better water, better jobs.” As agricultural demand grows, its environmental implications grow
Less is Clearly More: Reducing the Amount of Water Needed to Grow Nutritious Food, Fiber and Fuel
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New discoveries can help us grow more nutritious food using less land, soil and water while reducing fertilizer and pesticide use.
Less is Clearly More: Reducing the Amount of Water Needed to Grow Nutritious Food, Fiber and Fuel, concern due to the world’s diminishing water supply and climate change. Today, 800 million people, have access to improved water sources. As agricultural demand grows, its environmental implications, into streams and rivers that run into our oceans. Irrigation depletes precious water resources, in the areas of water use, drought tolerance, nutrient uptake and sunlight energy capture. They have
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Expands Focus to Include the Food-Water-Energy Interconnection
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Program enlists Danforth Plant Science Center as strategic partner to validate sustainable agriculture technologies
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Expands Focus to Include the Food-Water-Energy Interconnection, Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Expands Focus to Include the Food-Water-Energy Interconnection, the interconnection of food, water and energy. The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, among food, energy and water use,” said Mary Wenzel, head of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Wells Fargo and IN2 board member. “Agriculture uses 70 percent of global water and 14
(St. Louis Public Radio) Innovation incubator to support ag-tech solutions to food, water, energy shortages
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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will partner with the incubator, called IN2, to provide research labs and support for early stage startups.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Innovation incubator to support ag-tech solutions to food, water, energy shortages, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will partner with the incubator, called IN2, to provide research labs and support for early stage startups. Read More, (Collection), (Collection)
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center partners with Wells Fargo to expand company’s incubator program
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Partnership to advance solutions aimed at the interconnection of food, water and energy
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center partners with Wells Fargo to expand company’s incubator program, Partnership to advance solutions aimed at the interconnection of food, water and energy Read More, (Collection), (Collection)
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center and USGA Partnering to Improve Golf Course Sustainability
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As golfers tee off at the U.S. Open this week, researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are literally watching grass grow to find ways to improve turf on golf courses.
course takes work — and water. Lots of water. Some golf courses have begun using recycled water to maintain grass. While it’s more sustainable than fresh water, recycled water has high levels of salt