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PREVENTING WORLD WAR WATER
Turns out, water really is everything.
By Evan Anderson
"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one."
- Jacques Cousteau
"Thousands have lived without love, not one without water."
- W.H. Auden (First Things First, 1957)
"Long ago Mars was an oasis of running water. Today the Martian surface is a sterile, barren desert. Here on Earth, who knows what climactic knobs we unwittingly turn, which might one day render Earth as dry and lifeless as Mars."
- Neil DeGrasse Tyson,
"The wars of this century have been on oil, and the wars of the next century will be on water... unless we change the way we manage water."
- Ismail Serageldin, Former Vice President, World Bank