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Submerged: Indigenous Communities and Mega-Hydro Projects

In our first-ever documentary “Submerged”, we hear the different ways Indigenous communities bear the brunt of mega hydroelectric projects.

Field Smarts: Protecting Farmers’ Wallets and Our Water, with Bruno Basso

It’s estimated that by 2050, we’ll have over 9 billion people on earth. To feed everyone, we will need to produce 60 per cent more food – and we’ll have to do it using less water. On this episode of “What About Water?” we’re looking at new technology that can make that shift possible.

Brandon Dugan

Under the Sea: Hidden Freshwater Reserves with Brandon Dugan

With a number of our freshwater resources on land receding, is it time to look to the ocean – or, rather, underneath it for fresh water?

Nik Kowsar

Running Dry: Nik Kowsar on Iranian Censorship and Water Scarcity

For Nik Kowsar, civil unrest in Iran is not new. In this episode, Nik shares how he harnesses the power of media and technology to spread the word about water issues in his home country.

Latest from the Podcast:

Season 4, Episode 6

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Jay Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor and the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security  at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Before moving to Saskatchewan, he served as the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

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