My biggest surprise from the readings this week is that people in developed countries take water for granted. It is a subconscious thing because our planet is surrounded with blue liquid, and we’ve been used to freely accessible water for all of our lives. Now, I feel that not giving water a price seems like a really unwise move - when people realize it’s true value, it will be too late for humanity.
Today’s stories shared by Professor Chan showed us that governments and policy makers can influence environments to change in either direction, and push the fate of water towards sustainability or doom. Thus, it’s so crucial for decision-making authorities to take into account how to keep water accessible and clean and available to people. I also think that documentaries like the Brave Blue World are i because due to Netflix wide reach, there will be more people that learn about the current situation of water and