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Tourism and water use

15 September 2013
Cambios en el uso global del agua relacionados con el turismo . Foto de: Gössling, 2005

Luis Santiago Cano and Sylvia Miclat Tourism is not readily viewed and acknowledged relevant in global water use, accounting for 1% compared with the agriculture sector’s estimated 70% consumption. However, “tourism is often a major user of freshwater in areas where water is scarce or where renewal rates of aquifers are limited, and its...
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Water in Catholic Social Teaching

31 August 2013
Foto de: globalcalendar.info

Frank Turner, SJ For Christians, water is both a necessarily fundamental ecological theme and also a spiritual symbol. These two perspectives are inseparable. Sharing water justice with wisdom is at the heart of environmental responsibility, and yet water is more than one natural resource among others: it evokes Christ himself who refers to himself...
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