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In the greater metropolitan region of São Paulo, Brazil, close to 20 million people share water resources across multiple uses, from industry to recreation to basic household use. These resources

In the greater metropolitan region of São Paulo, Brazil, close to 20 million people share water resources across multiple uses, from industry to recreation to basic household use. These resources have come under increasing strain due to urban expansion, poor planning, and, more recently, climate change. Conflicts among uses and their underlying principles are increasingly adjudicated in courts, with the Ministério Público (Public Prosecutor's Office) acting as a key advocate for both human rights and environmental protection.

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  • 2013-11-30
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.2166/wp.2014.208
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      1366-7017
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      1996-9759
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    Haglund, LaDawn (2014). Water governance and social justice in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Water Policy, 16, 78-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wp.2014.208

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