Meera Karunananthan

Meera Karunananthan is a Water Campaigner for the Council of Cana­dians and also works internationally on behalf of the Blue Planet Project. Meera is pursing a PhD in geography at the university of Ottawa. She works with allied groups on water rights and rights of nature issues.

Apr 032020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the global responses to this crisis have exposed the world’s deepest inequalities. Social movements and solidarity-based organizations have a critical role to play in exposing the sources of systemic violence and in supporting the long-term measures to eradicate them. At the same time, marginalized communities are in need of immediate support […]


December 4, 2019 – 2:28pmEuropean Blue Communities meeting
I have just returned from Brussels where we wrapped up the first European Blue Communities meeting, co-sponsored by the Blue Planet Project, the European Federation of Public Service Unions, th…


October 25, 2018 – 3:38pmMaude Barlow and the Lord Mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter celebrate the city’s commitment to the Blue Communities Project. Photo: Olaf Becker/München
Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project and honorary chairperson of th…


October 22, 2018 – 3:07pm
Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project and Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians spoke in Zurich last week urging the city not to privatize its drinking water systems. 
Her intervention comes at a time of …

United by Water Justice

Posted by on September 24, 2018
Sep 242018

September 24, 2018 – 10:25am

Rural and urban groups come together at South African water justice roundtable discussion in Cape Town
South Africa is at a critical conjuncture as communities facing the detrimental impacts of water and climate crises …

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