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The remote island countries of Kiribati and Tonga in the Pacific rely mainly on fragile groundwater aquifers for fresh water. But groundwater sources just below the surface are highly vulnerable to pollution and salt wat... »»

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Welcome to TheWaterChannel, home to hundreds of videos and dossiers on key water themes! The latest dossier is ‘The Underground Drought.’ Watch videos, webinars, news and blogs.... and share your own!

TheWaterBlog: Breaking Barriers

A Water Users' Association in Ethiopia has set an example worth emulating. It encourages people with disabilities to take active part in farming and managing water. This has brought benefits to them, and to their communities too.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monks vs Mosquitos

In a dystopian future, changing climate, and rising temperatures pit docile monks against blood-thirsty mosquitoes. Who will survive? (No mosquitoes were harmed during the making of this film) 

Transboundary Waters, Transboundary Laws

Complying with international laws/ transboundary water treaties is voluntary. What, then, is their value? A lot, say lawyers, judges and the Mekong River Commission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flashback 1964: Castro cuts US navy water supply in Guantanamo

"...The US moves to fill Gitmo’s empty tanks and foil premier Castro’s new efforts to embarrass the great naval base by shutting off its water supply down to a trickle”
...thus begins this 1964 newsreel unearthed from the British Pathe archives  

Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

12 videos demonstrating 12 techniques that have helped small farmers in the region protect their land from erosion and infertility  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Global Rush for Farmland

A video series discussing some basic questions about 'Land Grabs,' and how they have been pushing small farmers out of their land-- in Ghana, Mozambique, Brazil and Uganda