“Our only choice is to work in he nearby Israeli settlement, that drained our spring”
Sau Ca, in his orchard in the Mekong River delta in Southern Vietnam about the importance of the river to him and his society.
“I’ve come close to being shot at [over water] a few times myself”
“Water crisis? What water crisis? We have plenty of water”
Meet Juan Patiño Suárez, sitting in his big chair in his garden, with his little dog. Don Juan, as we nicknamed him, is 74 years old and at the age of twelve, he came to Colonia Miguel Alemán, an agricultural community near San Luis Río Colorado in the northwest of Mexico. Most of his life, he worked on the land. ‘Back in the days, there was no bridge over the Colorado River’, he tells us. ‘We had to take little boats to get to the other bank.’
Bob Munson is one of those people you know when you live in Boulder, a friendly, small university town in Colorado, on the outskirts of Denver. In an earlier life, he earned a fortune in engineering. Nowadays, he’s a farmer, and a busy one.