ENVIRONMENT travels to one of the most water-poor countries in the world to bring you stories on: how farmers may soon have to let their lands go and cut crops in order to save water; and also how water en route to the Dead Sea is being scooped up to quench Amman’s growing thirst.
Amnesty international accuses Israel of depriving Palestine of water and mobilises net users; the web stands divided over Barack Obama’s planned education reform; and net users are invited to ask questions to Nobel Prize winners on Youtube.
Amnesty International accused Israel on Tuesday of restricting Palestinian access to water while allowing Jewish settlers generous supplies. Israel says it allows access to twice as much water than it is required to under existing agreements.
ENVIRONMENT travels to the Pyrenees on the French Spanish border to visit the latest dam built in the area. Small in size it provides electricity to just a few hundred homes but it does so with very little cost to the environment.
Molecules of water exist on the moon, according to reports based on the findings of the latest space missions. Data from India’s maiden moon mission found spectrographic evidence of water, which appears to concentrate closer to the poles.