The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting (Anupam Mishra)

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Jan van der Crabben
by TED
published on 19 July 2014
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http://www.ted.com With wisdom and wit, Anupam Mishra talks about the amazing feats of engineering built centuries ago by the people of India's Golden Desert to harvest water. These structures are still used today — and are often superior to modern water megaprojects.

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