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Geht uns das Wasser aus? (Ausgabe III/2022)

Uncontrollable force of nature

by A. L. Kennedy

We splash in the sea, sail on ships and fish in rivers - but water has always taught us awe

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

The wave

by Suthu Magiwane

The ocean doesn’t care about skin colour or origin: A surfer’s life in South Africa

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

“We are mismanaging it badly”

in conversation with Aditi Mukherji

Melting glaciers, rising sea levels: scientist Aditi Mukherji explains why it is high time we change how we deal with water. A conversation.

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

“We can’t bring back the Aral Sea”

in conversation with Zauresh Alimbetova

Kazakh ecologist Zauresh Alimbetova is fighting to save what was once the world's fourth largest lake. A nature reserve is now flourishing in the dried-up zone. A conversation.

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

The brown plague

by Fanny Fontan

The French island of Martinique is under attack from rotting Sargasso algae and the toxic gases it releases.

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

“Everything here is defined by the ocean”

in conversation with Zoe Lucas

Wild horses, oil-smeared birds: Zoe Lucas recounts fifty years of life as a female explorer on a lonely Canadian island. A conversation.

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

I am the river

by Vanessa Ellingham

New Zealand is struggling with bursting sewage pipes and contaminated drinking water. Now the indigenous population is to collaborate on solutions

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

Soldiers versus fishermen

by Ronald Musoke

Corrupt authorities and violence bring the people of Lake Victoria to the brink of ruin

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

Swimming!

by Leo Boix

How does it feel to jump into a lake of melted snow in the South American summer?

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

Ideas for battling water shortages

Drinking, washing, cooking: Every person needs at least fifty to a hundred litres of clean water a day, according to the WHO. But today some 2.2 billion people lack direct access to drinking water. It’s high time for innovative solutions like these examples.

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

On Präsenzer Lake

by Katerina Poladjan

A woman is sitting alone on a bench on a shore in spring, waiting for her lover. A tale about a secret place by the water.

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Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

Heaven and water

More than any other element, water is charged with meaning in many societies and religions. These beliefs and practices continue to shape people’s day-to-day around the globe. An overview.

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