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World Water Day is celebrated today, bringing attention to the important issues concerning nature’s most precious resource.

NOORSARAI, India—A new, deeper well replaces an old one that has dried up, 1967.

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Interactive Essays
GuantanamoWorld Water Day
by Paolo Pellegrin

The U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay has become a controversial flashpoint of America’s “war on terror.” Magnum Photographer Paolo Pellegrin photographed the camp and its prisoners extensively in 2006. He also documented former detainees in London, Kuwait, Bahrain and Afghanistan.

World Water Day
by Magnum Photographers

In 1992, the UN General Assembly designated March 22 as "World Water Day" to draw international attention to the critical issues concerning water scarcity and quality worldwide. Despite the apparent abundance of clean water in the US and most of the developed world, more than 1 billion people around the world lack clean, safe drinking water and more than 2.6 billion lack adequate sanitation services.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
<i>Farewell to Bosnia</i>
Farewell to Bosnia
by Gilles Peress
In 1993, Gilles Peress spent 3½ months in Tuzla, central Bosnia, Mostar, and Sarajevo. Witnessing and recognizing the reemerging pattern of hate and discrimination in Europe, he brings this book to the viewer as a historical document of a brutal history impossible to ignore.
Women in the Arts
Women in the Arts
by Magnum Photographers
In recognition of National Women’s History Month, Magnum and Slate present a selection of women prominent in the arts.

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