EL SAL­VADOR, GU­ATEMALA & HON­DURAS

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Reck­less ex­trac­tion of min­er­als by multi­na­tional com­pa­nies has led to sur­face water pol­lu­tion that has trig­gered civil un­rest and mass mi­gra­tion in the three Cen­tral Amer­i­can coun­tries. UN es­ti­mates that the water sit­u­a­tion in the re­gion will only ag­gra­vate in the fu­ture due to cli­mate change and pop­u­la­tion growth

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