Geographical Locality Studies no. 5 (2017)
Water challenges of the 21st century
Deadline: 30 September 2017
Water. One of the most important essentials for a living organism. Without it, life as we know it, would not exist. Its importance in the existence of humans, however, involves a significantly wider platform of roles. Water is not only a fundamental element of life, but the key component for a wide range of aspects of the economy including, for example, food and beverage production, almost all manufactory and industrial activities, energetics, and tourism. The Earth, however, has finite water resources; in a more and more globalised world with a steadily growing, significant population, increasing consumption, and major impacts on the physical environment, water safety is the definite challenge of the 21st century. This involves the accessibility of clean drinking water in all areas of the planet and the availability of sufficient resources for the economy whilst taking environmental issues into account. Recent physical anomalies caused by global climate changes may have effects on the water availability of certain areas of the planet which can result in precipitation extremism (too much or too small amount of water) and that, furthermore, can affect the agriculture and a chain of other segments of economy. The list of water related challenges, therefore, are a constant increase that have to be addressed and it is more important than ever before.
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