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The Blue Planet Project’s mission is to encourage people to take action for water justice in their communities, their country and globally. We believe that education is empowerment, and crucial to building a global understanding that water is essential for life. To help in these efforts, we produce a wide variety of material that is available free for downloading and distribution from this website. If you would like more information about any of our materials, please contact us at 1-800-387-7177 or by e-mail at blueplanet@canadians.org.

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International Delegation to El Salvador, May 10-13, 2013  Preliminary Report From May 10-13 2013, an international delegation from 12 countries representing 22 human rights, social justice and environmental non-profit organizations and advocates, along with academics, journalists, artists and grassroots activists, carried out a three day tour of El Salvador to examine experiences with gold mining operations and […]

 

While water is now undisputedly recognized by the United Nations as a human right, communities defending their right to water continue to face an uphill battle against industries that are destroying watersheds. Prime among these is the dam industry, which remains a major threat to freshwater sources and the human right to water around the […]

 

Bearing Witness to Community Struggles Against Dams and Mining in Mexico is a report by Maude Barlow, former Senior Advisor on Water to the 63nd President of the United Nations General Assembly and Blue Planet Project founder, detailing her travels in Mexico in November 2012 to bear witness to the growing social and environmental impacts […]

Chilean Patagonia in the Balance

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Dams, Mines and the Canadian Connection By Alex Latta and Kari Williams for The Council of Canadians Far away, on the southern cone of South America in Chilean Patagonia, exists one of the most beautiful, still-virgin territories on Earth. There, an intense struggle is taking place that most Canadians have never heard of, but that […]

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