Maude Barlow on the world's water crisis

published 8 years ago by TVO

In her new book "Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water", Maude Barlow says the world is running out of fresh water. Humans have done a wonderful job of polluting, displacing and mismanaging water. Even here in Canada, the supply of fresh water is shrinking. How did the world's largest resource become so threatened and what can be done about it? (Originally aired February 2008)

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