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Water: H2O=Life explored the earth's most precious resource in an exhibition with interactive displays, live animals, global perspectives and Australia's water story. It was a timely and in-depth look at the natural and cultural sides of the fluid that underpins life.

Water was on show at the National Museum of Australia from 3 December 2009 to 16 May 2010 in the Temporary Exhibition Gallery.

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About the exhibition A penetrating look at the way humans have used water for thousands of years.
Global perspective The international component of the exhibition looked at water from scientific and cultural angles.
Australia's water story The Australian component of Water examined the challenges of variable supply and demand.
Behind the scenes Go behind the scenes of the exhibition.
Did you know? Facts about water in Australia and abroad.

Acknowledgements

Water: H2O=Life was organised by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, and the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, in collaboration with the National Museum of Australia, Canberra; Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland; The Field Museum, Chicago; Instituto Sangari, São Paulo, Brazil; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada; San Diego Natural History Museum; and Science Centre Singapore with PUB Singapore.

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