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The rockefeller foundation announced today that j carl ganter, director and co-founder of circle of blue, a team of leading journalists and researchers that reports on water and resource issues globally, will receive the foundation's centennial innovation award. Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. A crisis map is an open and intuitive way of letting people know what is going on during a time of crisis the age of the wireless internet has allowed this phenomenon to kick off over the last. On this world water day, millions across the globe reflect on efforts to end the global water crisis, a problem leaving more than 844 million without access to clean water, according to unicef.
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