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Case: Dry land

Muhtar is a boy living in a farming village in Sambelia district. Nowadays his father is no longer farming but working in the big city and rarely coming home. His mother still works on the farm but it does not… read more

Case: Mangrove(2)

  Ghost animals? Farid is the son of a fisherman living in Gazi, Kenya along the Indian Ocean. Gazi is a small fishing village along a beautiful bay with splendid mangrove forestss. One day a group of foreigners arrived: scientists… read more

Case: The pond

Andi lives in a village East Java. Near the village, there is a pond near a forest. The water of the pond is clean and clear. The water is used by the villagers for daily use. The pond has been… read more

Peruvians harvesting water from fog

When dense fog sweeps in from the Pacific Ocean, special nets on a hillside near Lima, Peru, catch the moisture and provide precious water to an area that gets very little rainfall–about half an inch (1.5 centimeters) a year. The… read more

Water Stress and the Himalayas

Is this the future? In 50 years time, within half a century from now, Himalayan glaciers will have receded significantly, fish stocks will have vanished and cultivatable land will have largely depleted, especially in developing countries. As a result, the… read more