Earth our Home too : Bacteria : Trillions of Friends

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When we think of bacteria we usually think of something harmful that makes us sick. This is wrong. Most bacteria are not harmful and many bacteria are beneficial. We cannot live without them. There are the bacteria around us and inside us. These are the good bacteria.

Bacteria are among the oldest living things on the Earth. Bacteria have been around for about 4 billion years. This means that bacteria were the dominating life form on Earth for about 3.5 billion years.

Many scientists still believe that bacteria are still the dominant life form. It is estimated that there kg by kg there are more bacteria on the Earth than all other life forms combined.  This includes trees and plants animals and humans, insects and fish.

There are bacteria all over the Earth. There are bacteria on land and in water.  There are bacteria in the soil and deep underground.  There are bacteria flying…

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Documentary : A World Without Water (must watch)

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As less and less water is available, you have yet another problem being added and that is the problem of privatization. There are companies now saying why don’t we bottle it, mine it, divert it, sell it, commodify it. That greed of privatization, we believe, will be much worse than climate change and everything else that has left us with the water crisis. The world is running out of its most precious resource. True Vision’s timely film tells of the personal tragedies behind the mounting privatisation of water supplies. 

More than a billion people across the globe don’t have access to safe water. Every day 3900 children die as a result of insufficient or unclean water supplies. The situation can only get worse as water gets ever more scarce.

Documentary : A World Without Water

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