“Water: A human right under threat ” (October 2007), This special issue contains articles, analyses and reports about the water crisis, the unequal access to this resource and threats to water sources.
This issue focuses mainly in:
Defense of water
Commodification of this resource
Effects of mining on water scarcity
Building of hydroelectric dams: a step forward or backward?
Decentralizing or privatizing this resource?
With this special report we want to contribute to understand two concepts about water: Is it a common good, or a resource?
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Below you will find each of the individual articles from the report, or click on one of the following icons to download a copy of the report in either Microsoft Word or in pdf format.