Saturday, April 12, 2008

Rising Food Prices Spark Growing Concern....There Are More Problems To Come!

"Deadly rioting broke out this week across Haiti and Egypt, where rampaging inflation has driven up food prices. The United Nations estimates that the cost of food in those countries has nearly doubled in the last two years.

In Egypt, bread is so scarce that in some places it is sold behind a barricaded wall. In Haiti, the 9,000 U.N. peacekeepers have been ordered not to fire on civilians while widespread looting and violence continues."

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Here's one that is coming...

"Water can live very well without people, but we people can only live for 3 days without water." This quotation already contains the whole truth about the importance of water as the most essential form of nourishment for all forms of life. But humanity treats water as if it were an infinite resource. Only around 3% of the total amount of water available in the world is fresh water. Most of this is only available in the form of ice or subterranean water which cannot be exploited by us so that all in all, only around 0.2% of all the water in the world can be used for drinking water. Water cannot be reproduced; it is recycled in a closed circuit."

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