The scarcity of fresh water resources and the need for additional water supply is already critical in many regions of the world and it will be increasingly important in the future. Some experts assume that the water issue can be one of the deciding factors of world stability, like fossil energy resources.
The practice of desalination - turning saline waters into fresh water - may rescue the Earth given their enormously huge volumes. In this regard, the project on desalination of the Caspian Sea water launched by Azerbaijan is gaining more attention. Read more about it in AZERNEWS online newspaper’s print edition published on February 22.
Also, in the new edition you may familiarize yourself with the views of NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on the necessity of defense investment; Azerbaijan’s plans to enrich foods with vitamins as part of the effort to strengthen public health; a recent public discussion on the preliminary version of the second edition of the 'Red Book of the Azerbaijan Republic' and other interesting articles.
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