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Who Owns the Water of the Great Lakes?

When it comes to water, what is fair? The reality is that water is distributed unequally around the globe. The Great Lakes of North America contain 20% of the world’s fresh surface water but supply fresh water to only a very small number of the world’s inhabitants. Should people in water-rich regions give away or even sell some of the water?  In this video segment from Planet H20: Water World, experts and teens offer different perspectives on sharing water.

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