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Browse World Health Resources

Browse World Health Resources

World Droughts From 2005 to 2009 Versus Where Crops are Grown
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Using data from various satellites, these images show maps of the location of world droughts compared to where crops are grown.
Screenshot from India's disappearing water
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During the past decade, groundwater beneath the northern Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan has decreased by more than 88 million acre-feet. Using NASA's twin GRACE satellites, scientists determined the rate of groundwater change in India.
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Over one billion people lack access to safe drinking water worldwide. What can be done? Learn more about this problem and explore possible solutions.
Rice fields in India
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The Climate Change and Human Health project is designed to provide educators with the resources to engage high school students in critical thinking about climate change and the potential impact on human health across the planet.
Person in the desert
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This website describes a study that is being conducted to understand the complexities of rainfall patterns and their effects on food security and human mobility.
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Design and build a water filtration system and collect data to compare water before and after filtration.
Exploring the Environment: Human Health Effects
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Understanding the mechanisms behind potential climate changes will allow accurate predictions of impacts to human health and the social and political factors which will affect the well-being of millions of Earth’s inhabitants.

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