Think Outside the Bottle

In less than 20 years, two-thirds of the world's population will lack access to water. Overuse and pollution are not the only reasons for this crisis. Lately, big bottled water corporations are trying to control the water sources by turning water into a commodity. In response, the organization Corporate Accountability International has launched the 'Think Outside the Bottle Campaign' in efforts to protect municipal water as a human right and Minneapolis Mayor R T Rybak is on board.

This story was submitted by Silke Rossmann on October 11, 2007.