We all are mostly H2O. Most of our beautiful planet’s surface is H2O.
While water is the source of life, it can also be the source of death. It’s our simplest resource, yet the most complex to take care of. And, surprisingly, we seem to know more about water in Mars than what lies in the depth of our oceans.
Since I was a kid, water was always part of my life, through the ocean. More specifically in the fishermen neighbourhood of Caxinas, near Porto, Portugal. Before even walking, I learned how much we should respect water, its power, its importance, and that we always should protect it.
Nowadays, I regard water with as much respect as before. One of my life passions, surf, makes me be connected with it in a very particular way. And since today we “celebrate” it. Here are a few hand-picked resources that I recently came across about it. I got to know water from different perspectives.
The World’s Water Crisis (2018) episode of Netflix’s Explained.
How do we price our most valuable resource, while also ensuring access to it as a human right?
A lightweight perspective on how access to water shouldn’t be taken for granted. Some of us just need to open the tap, some of us have to walk distances to get it. This is the story set in a small village of my beautiful Morocco.
CreativeMornings. This month’s theme is Water, and I was super happy to host my local chapter, CreativeMornings/OPO, this morning at Porto i/o Santa Catarina coworking space. Make sure you check the closest event near you!
The guest speaker was Adriana, presenting her shoes made out of recycled plastic that is picked up from the Portuguese coast. The friendly name for her brand is Zouri.
Happy World Water Day! :-)