Water is Everywhere, and it is Always Precious


River Rangers conducting river monitoring workshop for schools.

WWF-Malaysia calls for responsible use of water in conjunction with Earth Day 2016.

Water is one of the most overlooked and limited resources that is fast depleting. Most of the water we see, such as the ocean, is salt water and not suitable for human consumption. Only three per cent of earth’s water is fresh water. This is distributed in frozen glaciers and icecaps, below the ground and in rivers and lakes. Only one per cent can be accessed for our use; however, 70% of that is already being used for cultivating food crops and daily needs for the human population. As demand for food grows, the availability of water for human use also decreases.

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