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Rosa Lyster

Rosa Lyster is researching a book about the global water crisis with the support of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Diary: Where water used to be

Rosa Lyster, 2 April 2020

On​ the second to last day of last year, I got on a flight to Mexico City. Four hours in, we were told we needed to make an emergency landing in Houston. The captain had noticed an oil leak shortly after we left New York. The air hostess made her announcement first in English, then in Spanish, and told us that we shouldn’t be alarmed if we saw a lot of fire engines on the runway as we...

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