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Posts tagged with "Water"

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    Water and Power: A California Heist

    California produces a number of water-thirsty crops. Agriculture, which contributes to 2% of California’s economic activity, uses 80% of its water. Focusing on how water allocation was determined in the 1990s in what is now referred to as the “Monterrey Agreement,” Water and Power emphasizes the potential money to be made from the commoditization of… Read More
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    Women and Water

    A young Indian woman, heavy with child, carries a bright yellow plastic urn to the village well. Eight times a day, she hauls water from the well and carries it home to prepare food; wash children, floors, and pots; and tend to crops. She visits an obstetrician, who tells her she must not lift heavy… Read More