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

Water as a right in Delhi Elections

Posted by on January 28, 2015  Tagged with:
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January 28, 2015 – 9:54am Elections to the Delhi Legislative Assembly are scheduled for February 7, nearly a year after Aam Aadmi Party [translated as the Common Man's Party] resigned on February 14th, 2014. Continuing with its earlier position, AAP in…

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January 25, 2015 – 3:00pm
The people of Greece celebrate the Syriza win.
Today the people of Greece elected a Syriza government. Exit polls show that the party has won between 146 and 158 seats in the 300-member Hellenic parliament (the final electio…

Kravcík’s Blue Alternative in Slovakia

Posted by on January 20, 2015  Tagged with:
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January 20, 2015 – 5:30pm

Photo: Michal Krav?ík
Michal Krav?ík is a Slovak hydrologist and environmentalist. He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1999 for his work in stopping a large dam on the Torysa River. He argued that the sam…


January 20, 2015 – 3:17pm
Gabriel Resources continues to push for their unpopular and highly-destructive Rosia Montana mine in Romania.
The Whitehorse-based company announced today they are taking “further steps to initiate positive dialogue with deci…


January 19, 2015 – 8:20am

Twitter photo of the Skouries mine; January 15, 2015.
The Council of Canadians and Blue Planet Project have worked with Greek allies to oppose Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold’s Skouries project – an open pit gold mine and pr…

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