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Landslide at Casita Volcano

Landslide at Casita volcano
Image Caption: 
This image shows the Casita volcano in western Nicaragua after a mudslide caused by Hurricane Mitch in October of 1998. Photograph by U.S. Geological Survey.

Source: http://landslides.usgs.gov/learning/photos/largest_worldwide_landslides/1998_landslides_-_hurricane_mitch__central_america

Freshwater Availability

Freshwater seems abundant, but when accounting for all the water on Earth, it's in limited supply. Just three percent of the water on our planet is freshwater. A majority of this water, about two percent of the world total, is contained in glaciers and ice sheets or stored below ground.

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