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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.

 

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 […]

Mar 202012
 

The UN right to water resolutions present an incredible opportunity for communities and groups around the world. It is not often that a new right is recognized at the United Nations, especially around an issue that is as increasingly political and urgent as the global water crisis. The right to water and sanitation resolutions are living documents waiting to be used for transformational change around the world. However, they will be only as meaningful as people and communities make them. The challenge now is ours

Water On The Table

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Mar 142012
 

Water On The Table is a character-driven social issue documentary by Liz Marshall featuring Maude Barlow, who is known as an “international water-warrior” for her crusade against the privatisation of water. The film asks the question: Is water a commercial good like running shoes or Coca-Cola? Or, is water a human right like air?

Tapped

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Mar 142012
 

Tapped is a condemnation of one of the most ubiquitous acts of consumption today, the purchase of bottled water. The scathing new documentary reveals a litany of damaging effects as it follows this environmental scourge from production to “disposal,” including the Pacific Ocean’s floating continents of plastic debris twice the size of the continental United […]

FLOW: For Love of Water

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Mar 142012
 

FLOW: For Love of Water (2008) Documentary film by Irena Salina. Flow confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial water resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause. Featuring Maude Barlow who uncovers the corporate profiteering that drives global water business. Official selection at the January 2008 Sundance Film Festival documentary competition. Flowthefilm.com

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