Thirst: the water shortages devastating Inner Mongolia

Video | 2013-07-23

A short documentary exploring the effects of water shortages on people in Inner Mongolia. For ten years, the Chinese state-run organisation Shenhua has sucked this land dry, pumping the water out of these beautiful grasslands to use in fuel production. Once an abundant farming area, this region has become a barren desert, resulting in thousands of people losing their homes and livelihood.

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