While soft-drink producers are making their sodas cheaper than ever, San Cristóbal in Mexico is running out of water. Photo: Pixabay.
Av: Fredrik Björksten
In the mountains of southern Mexico lies the city of San Cristóbal with around 170,000 inhabitants. Located in one of the rainiest regions in the country, you might be surprised to learn that many neighbourhoods in San Cristóbal only has running water two days a week. Luckily for the people, however, there’s a local bottling […]
17 juni, 2019, Editorial, English, Magazine
Vakhsh River, Tajikistan. Photo: Wikimedia
Av: Jonathan Wirths och Tessa Stockburger
Water has often been a central topic in the relations between the five former Soviet Republics - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The current construction of Rogun Dam on Vakhsh River in Tajikistan illustrates how the demand for water can become the source of various conflicts.
17 juni, 2019, English, Long read, Magazine