When a region receives below average rainfall or precipitation of moisture we call it a drought. Droughts can last months or sometimes even years. What can we do at the individual level to contribute to the ecosystem. First of all, reduce consumption of water for cooking, bathing, in the toilet, gardening, replace dripping faucets, if possible keep water for reuse, install aerators in your faucets and showers, install appliances that are more water efficient, install the latest toilets that use less amount of water, don’t use the disposal variety of sink and instead dispose of your waste food into the garbage or compost, plant drought tolerant grass and of course go for water harvesters in a big way.
In this week’s news we speak about South African Minister's desire to prioritize rural universities, a collaboration between universities from England and UAE in order to tackle world water shortages and fear of job losses at Kenyan university.
Ranked as the number one country in the world in terms of the quality of life, Switzerland has always held its own position among the best countries in the world to live in. This is on account of many reasons. The main ones are economic and political stability. If there is a true democracy anywhere in the world, it’s probably here. It’s another matter that women got the right to vote in the federal referendums in this country only in 1971.