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Avocado Wars: The Battle Over Water Rights In Chile

Season 2 Episode 2 | 24m 40s

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The popular demand for avocados, once considered an “exotic” item, is having a devastating impact on a drought-stricken community in Chile. Lying within one of the largest avocado producing regions in the country, Petorca avocado plantations are in a battle over water rights, where claims of illegal water diversion is creating civil unrest.

Aired: 04/30/19 | Rating: NR

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