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5th Week for Water – Sister Water or Blue Gold?


At the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Ricardo Petrella, a professor, author, and water activist from Italy, reported that Nestlé and Coca Cola are buying up large tracts of land in Brazil that contain permanent water springs.

There are rivers in Brazil that are dead through the discharge of industrial chemical waste. That is one way in which water is exploited in favour of production.

Have you ever seen a river dry up?

Have you heard how rivers are exploited?

For further reflection

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