Photos of the Day

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People hold hands during a ceremony held on World Water Day in Bogota, on March 22, 2012. Hundreds of people gathered in different parks and wetlands of Colombia to celebrate World Water Day with songs and prayers, in an initiative aimed at raising awareness about the importance of water resources. [Getty Images]
image of an Indian woman cradling a flame in her hands at the edge of a river
A Hindu women offers prayers on the banks of the River Ganges, on World Water Day in Allahabad, India, Thursday, March 22, 2012. The U.N. estimates that more than one in six people worldwide do not have access to 20-50 liters (5-13 gallons) of safe freshwater a day to ensure their basic needs for drinking, cooking and cleaning. [AP Photo]
image of two white men rafting on a wooden raft down a river
Pavol Suty (L) and Stanislav Mikovcak (R) row their hand-built wooden raft on the Kysuca River in north Slovakia March 22, 2012. The pair cruised down the river to celebrate World Water Day and highlight the environmental problems threatening the river. Similar rafts were previously used in Slovakia to transport wood from the north to the south of the country. [Reuters Pictures]
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