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“WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE, And not a drop to drink”

  WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE, And not a drop to drink   By Mary Nell (Kennedy) Carson and contributor Dulce Levitz      These are well known Lines from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The speaker, a sailor on a becalmed ship, is surrounded by salt water that he cannot drink. What is water and why are we dependent upon it for sustaining life? Water is the most abundant molecule on Earth. Approximately 70% of the Earth’s surface is water. Water is also the only substance […]

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