Issue III/2022 - Are we running out of water?

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




What's different elsewhere

Talk of the town in Gothenburg

by Ruben Dieleman

Why pizza is more important to people in Gothenburg than the NATO accession negotiations.

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How I became what I am

Black Messias

by Ahmed Soura

Ahmed Soura lost his family in Burkina Faso and suffered racism in Europe. When he danced to Händel’s “Messias” in Berlin, he understood: those who really want to be free must redeem themselves.

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Topic: Are we running out of water?

“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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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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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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“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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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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You can’t drink gold

by Máxima Acuña de Chaupe

How mines in the Andes are poisoning the water.

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“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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Theory

Welcome to the club!

by Gijs de Vries

In the light of the Ukraine war, Europe needs to allow new countries to join and also strengthen its cultural policy. After all, the European Union is first and foremost a cultural project

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Editorial

Our indispensable asset

by Jenny Friedrich-Freksa

Introducing our new issue

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Cultural spot

The Chandragup in Belutschistan

by Bashir Osman

The mud volcano in Pakistan's Hingol National Park is considered sacred by many Hindus.

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