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World’s Water Crisis

“The global water crisis is at an inflection point. How do we price our most valuable resource, while also ensuring access to it as a human right?” In partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this documentary seeks to explain the world’s water crisis, featuring...

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Water Crisis: A Global Problem That’s Getting Worse

In this Vice Documentary, we hear from Professor Deborah McGregor, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice at Osgoode Hall Law School, about how human systems are exacerbating the global water crisis. Professor McGregor argues that we need to...

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Stanford study reveals a deepening water crisis in Jordan

A new Stanford study has found that Jordan will face an increasing number of destabilising water shortages unless the nation implements comprehensive reform, from fixing leaky pipes to desalinating seawater. In this video we learn the factors causing this trend, and...

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A Map of the Future of Water

This Pew Research Center map examines how the world's freshwater supplies are likely to change in the future and the deep inequalities that are becoming more pronounced as a result of the crisis. Find out more:...

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The Ganges: India’s Most Polluted Holy River

The Ganges River is one of the most holy in Hindu tradition. Today, it provides water to millions, from those in vast metropolises to those that make their living along its banks. These people are relying more than ever on modern technology to keep these holy waters...

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As the Climate Bakes, Turkey Faces a Future Without Water

Facing drought, fires, and the hottest temperatures in almost 6o years, Turkey is at the coalface of the world water-climate crisis. But even as the alarm bells ring, the government is spending more and more on water-intensive agriculture and development. In this...

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Lessons from the Australian city that nearly ran out of water

The 2017 to 2019 period was the hottest and driest three-year stretch ever recorded for both New South Wales and the Murray Darling Basin. For regional centres like Orange in NSW, the experience drove home just how vulnerable large parts of inland Australia are to...

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Aral Sea: The sea that dried up in 40 years

The Aral Sea was once a source of life for Central Asia. Lying between Kazhakstan and Uzbekistan, it was the fourth-largest inland sea in the world and a hub for countless fishing communities. However, in the 1960s the Soviet government redirected two tributary rivers...

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