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This cartoon was created to celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2nd. It marks the date of the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. 2013 is the UN International Year for Water Cooperation.

If you think oil is the most valuable liquid on earth, try living a few days without water. Here in Canada we are fortunate to be able to take clean water for granted. It won’t stay that way if we don’t look after this invaluable, life-sustaining, better-than-gold resource.

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