A UN report has warned that climate change-related results will continue to affect the earth’s water resources and quality.

In an initial assessment report of climate change impact on water, the UN-Water and UNESCO said: “Water quality will be adversely affected as a result of higher water temperatures, reduced dissolved oxygen and thus a reduced self-purifying capacity of freshwater bodies.”

The report was published on March 22 on the occasion of World Water Day.

Reiterating that small islands and developing countries were the regions most vulnerable to climate change and environmental disasters, the report said they could see increasing

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