Tag: water resources

This East African country’s future is tied to water – a vital yet threatened resource in a changing climate

In July the East African nation planted 350 million trees in a single day. This was part of the country’s national green legacy initiative to counter environmental degradation and climate change. The initiative ultimately aims to grow 4 billion trees across the country.

Here’s how satellites are used to measure water scarcity

Globally, a country is said to experience a serious water scarcity problem if it has less than 500,000 liters of water per person per year, to meet both their daily needs and agricultural needs.
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