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    Life exists on Earth because of water. How does water contribute to the fitness of Earth to sustain life?

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    Water, as a regulator of temperature and transporters of nutrients, is essential to life. Water is available on Earth as solid ice, liquid and vapours forms. The global interchange of glacier-ocean-atmosphere systems, technically known as hydrological cycle, maintains a comfortable environment to support life forms from polar bears to tropical parrots.
    The water cycle or hydrological cycle ? is the ...

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    Water, as a regulator of temperature and transporters of nutrients, is essential to life. Water is available on Earth as solid ice, liquid and vapours forms. The global interchange of glacier-ocean-atmosphere systems, technically known as hydrological cycle, maintains a comfortable environment to support life forms from polar bears to tropical parrots.
    The water cycle or hydrological cycle ? is the continuous circulation of water within the Earth's hydrosphere, and is driven by solar radiation. This includes the atmosphere, land, surface water and groundwater.

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