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== Card #31: Freshwater Resources ==
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Freshwater resources are affected by changes in rainfall and by the melting of glaciers that regulate the flow of rivers.
 
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== Explanation ==
== Explanation ==
The big issue is the disappearance of the glaciers. They serve as reservoirs of fresh water in solid form and melt (especially in summer, when it's hot!) to supply downstream irrigation for crops.
The biggest issue here is the disappearance of the glaciers. They serve as reservoirs of fresh water in solid form and melt to supply downstream irrigation for crops.
== Correction==
===Causes===
* [[En-en_adult_card_16_melting_of_glaciers|Melting of glaciers]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_30_droughts|Droughts]]
=== Consequences ===
*[[En-en_adult_card_32_decline_agricultural_yields|Decline Agricultural Yields]]
*[[En-en_adult_card_40_armed_conflicts|Armed Conflicts]]


== Other possible links ==
== Other possible links ==


=== Causes ===
=== Other causes ===
[[En-en adult card 33 marine submersion|Marine Submersion]] If sea water rises, it can penetrate the water tables, which are freshwater reserves.
 
* [[En-en adult card 33 marine submersion|Marine Submersion]] If sea water rises, it can penetrate the water tables, which are freshwater reserves.
 
=== Other consequences ===
 
* [[En-en adult card 37 hunger|Hunger]] If we consider that hunger and famines are not only a lack of food but also a lack of water.
* [[En-en adult card 38 human health|Human health]] A lack of drinking water will have impacts on human health. 


=== Consequences ===
[[fr:Fr-fr_adulte_carte_31_ressources_eau_douce]]
[[En-en adult card 37 famines|Famines]] If we consider that a famine is not only a lack of food but also a lack of water.

Latest revision as of 09:13, 31 October 2021

Card #31: Freshwater Resources

En-en adult card 31 front.png

Freshwater resources are affected by changes in rainfall and by the melting of glaciers that regulate the flow of rivers.

Explanation

The biggest issue here is the disappearance of the glaciers. They serve as reservoirs of fresh water in solid form and melt to supply downstream irrigation for crops.

Correction

Causes

Consequences

Other possible links

Other causes

  • Marine Submersion If sea water rises, it can penetrate the water tables, which are freshwater reserves.

Other consequences

  • Hunger If we consider that hunger and famines are not only a lack of food but also a lack of water.
  • Human health A lack of drinking water will have impacts on human health.