Water may be the essence of life but it’s subject to near-constant misuse. Journalist Mark Arax profiles a couple running a water monopoly in the Central Valley. A once abundant Cambodian lake is in decline, leaving fisherman and half the population scrambling for fish. We’ve heard of using less water but what about eating less water? And Mark Gold (Jonathan’s brother) shares tips on water conservation in LA.
The Water Show
From this Episode:
Stewart Resnick's water empire
Journalist Mark Arax recently drove into the belly of California’s San Joaquin Valley to find out more about the Beverly Hills couple responsible for California’s Central...
20 min, 44 sec
'Eat Less Water'
Some experts say half of the people living on Earth in 2030 will experience intense water scarcity. This would mean soaring death tolls and an unprecedented rise in military...
Fishing in Cambodia
Tonle Sap Lake is the lifeblood of the fishing industry in Cambodia. Last year, Tonle Sap was deemed by the Global Nature Fund as the most threatened lake in the world.
5 min, 29 sec
Making and marketing 'moonshine'
Not long ago, contributor Peter Gilstrap began noticing a liquor advertised as “moonshine” on liquor store shelves. He wondered: if it’s legal, how can it be called...
15 min, 5 sec