Water Justice News

Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.

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November 13, 2014 – 9:00am

Karunananthan and Spronk march with 5,000 people for water justice in San Salvador, March 20, 2014.
The Blue Planet Project has supported the call for the right to water to be recognized in El Salvador.
Unfortunately, IPS…


November 11, 2014 – 3:33pm The Council of Canadians and the Blue Planet Project support the assertion that nature has rights. In short that means we believe that natural ecosystems including trees, oceans, animals and mountains have the right to exist,…


November 7, 2014 – 8:00am

Photo by Koni Benson.
Pota pota toilets are a huge issue in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Town-based Blue Planet Project organizer Koni Benson has brought this human right to sanitation issue to our attention.
Pota pota …


November 3, 2014 – 7:28pm

Barlow speaking in Corning, New York on October 18. Twitter photo by People for a Healthy Environment.
Blue Planet Project founder Maude Barlow recently spoke in Corning, which is situated in the Finger Lakes bioregion of …


November 2, 2014 – 8:00am

Windsor chapter with the Detroit skyline in the background.
The Council of Canadians Windsor chapter gathered on the riverfront yesterday to say that water is a human right. Chapter activist Randy Emerson says, “We braved…

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