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Economically we’re better off than we ever have been. Technological progress is helping us live longer healthier lives. And yet there ...

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Is the Oasis Vanishing?
Aired 2/27/2003

Seventy percent of our planet is covered with water. But most of it is ocean water. Less than one tenth of one percent of the earth’s water is drinkable. In desert areas, scarce water sources are disappearing. Are we headed for a water crisis? Or is there a technological fix available?
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  Peter Gleick
    The Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security
  Peter Rogers
    Harvard University

Originally Aired: 2/27/2003

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