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  • Thus a pound of body mass that is approximately 25% lean tissue, such as protein - and water-rich muscle, and 75% fatty tissue contains about 3,500 calories of energy.

    New Studies Eat Into Diet Math

  • Now water-rich regions can produce an excess of food and export it to a water-poor region, effectively (some might say artificially) enhancing the water-poor region's apparent carrying capacity.

    Bill Chameides: On Water, Drought and Death

  • If it could be maintained, it might still lead to massive immigration from water-poor to water-rich regions, creating similar strains on resources.

    Bill Chameides: On Water, Drought and Death

  • Their study used a simple model to simulate the effect of the export/import of virtual water on both water-rich and water-poor populations.

    Bill Chameides: On Water, Drought and Death

  • Moreover, the excess water in many so-called water-rich regions is drawn from non-renewable sources, such as deep aquifers.

    Bill Chameides: On Water, Drought and Death

  • As expected, they find that as the amount of transfer of virtual water increases, the population of water-poor regions increases while the population of the water-rich regions remains the same.

    Bill Chameides: On Water, Drought and Death

  • Tibet is not the only water-rich country wary of a water-poor neighbour.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Before he was thirty he had won appointment as chief engineer of the Northern Pacific Railroad, which was building a pioneering reclamation project in the water-rich Columbia River basin.

    Colossus

  • Hranrar differs, however, in that its temperate zones support a large number of water-rich marsh ecologies.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • And possibly more than one, all circulating through other seas and oceans: a braided, de-terrestrialized hydrology connecting parched landscapes and water-rich regions, knitted by climate change.

    A New River in the Mediterranean Sea

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