By Vandana Shiva
Acclaimed writer and award-winning scientist and activist Vandana Shiva lucidly information the severity of the worldwide water scarcity, calling the water obstacle “the so much pervasive, so much serious, and so much invisible size of the ecological devastation of the earth.” She sheds gentle at the activists who're struggling with company maneuvers to transform the life-sustaining source of water into extra gold for the elites and makes use of her wisdom of technological know-how and society to stipulate the emergence of company tradition and the old erosion of communal water rights. utilizing the foreign water exchange and business actions reminiscent of damming, mining, and aquafarming as her lens, Shiva exposes the destruction of the earth and the disenfranchisement of the world's negative as they're stripped of rights to a worthy universal strong. Revealing what percentage of an important conflicts of our time, often camouflaged as ethnic wars or non secular wars, are actually conflicts over scarce yet very important normal assets, she demands a move to maintain water entry for all and provides a blueprint for worldwide resistance in response to examples of winning campaigns.
Featuring a brand new creation by means of the writer, this version of Water Wars celebrates the non secular and standard position water has performed in groups all through heritage and warns that water privatization threatens cultures and livelihoods world wide.