Lake Poopó, the second largest in Bolivia, dried up at the end of 2015 after a quick agony. Apart from the environmental and human disaster, the disappearance of water is the loss of a cultural reference for an entire country. Now, after the severe drought affecting Bolivia has ended, the lake seems to recover. Until when?
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The short film by Azadeh Deghani, winner of the We Art Water Film Festival 3in the category of micro-animation, shows with tenderness how an ecological disaster can be an emotional blow that leaves a wound in our memory.
The drying up of Lake Urmia, similar to that of the Aral Sea, is a lesson we need to learn. The main character in Childish blue gives us a clue.
- The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought alerts us to a phenomenon that spreads out from North to South.
- Several projects of the We Are Water Foundation, such as the construction of a reservoir in Ganjikunta, show the good practices to fight a process that threatens the access to water and the food safety of millions of people.
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