Water Justice News

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


June 30, 2015 – 10:44am

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“There is no place on earth that can be safe, secure or healthy in a world that is running out of water.”
On April 1, 2015, California Govern…


The Blue Planet Project has been working with the Mining Working Group and other allies over the past year to ensure that the global development agenda currently being negotiated at the United Nations serves communities most in need of development rather than the interests of those seeking to profit from development at the expense of [...]


June 19, 2015Joint Media Release
Pope Francis underscored the importance of the human right to water and objected to privatization of water services in his highly anticipated Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si’” On Care for our Common Home released y…

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June 10, 2015 – 9:12am As the city of Sao Paulo rapidly runs out of fresh water, an upcoming Brazilian documentary examines the underlying causes of the urgent water crisis in a country that is home to 12 per cent of the world’s freshwater supply. Th…


June 2, 2015 – 6:20pm Kimy Pernia Domico was an Indigenous Embera Katio water justice activist in Colombia who disappeared fourteen years ago this week.
In June 2001, the Council of Canadians issued a media release that, “expressed deep concern for the…

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