To make a liter of gasoline, it takes 10 liters of water to produce 900 kilos of paper are needed almost 300,000 liters. Water consumption has increased sixfold in the last hundred years and the latest projections show that for 2025 will require 20% more water if consumption continues to grow unabated. The increase in human and agricultural consumption is compounded by the pollution of water as the cause of future shortages. Environmental organizations and United Nations estimates that during the twentieth century have lost half the world’s wetlands have been drained either to fight disease or have been converted to urban or agricultural land. Our main source of renewable fresh water has lost.Your off the tap when we brush our teeth, but the washer and loading the dishwasher, take a shower instead of bathing are small gestures that we can all do to avoid wasting a good which life depends. In addition, we must demand that our governments tougher laws and strict with those who pollute rivers and lakes. Citizens must demand that the relevant international agreements against water pollution.
Governments and international agencies have to seek global solutions and cooperation on resources water so that water does not become a source of conflict in the future. Analysts and civil society organizations warn that future wars will be fought and not over land or energy resources, but water, source of life. Ana Alvarez Munoz a Journalist Solidarity Center Collaborations (CCS) is a service of social awareness of the NGO Solidarity, with the objective of informing and educating the society and media professionals on issues of solidarity, social justice, a culture of peace, human rights, with special emphasis on the fight against poverty, exclusion and environmental protection. The CCS part of the fundamental need to integrate information and communication development as an element of cooperation.