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.

 

At a time of global water scarcity mining is one of the most water intensive and water polluting industries in the world. As home to some 60% of publicly traded mining corporations, Canada is complicit in the gross human rights violations and large scale environmental destruction of its mining companies.
Canadian mining companies operating in Latin […]

 

By Maude Barlow and Meera Karunananthan.  This article was written for the report, “Rights of Nature: Planting Seeds of Real Change,” published by Global Exchange.
Gandhi said it best when he said, “the Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not enough to satisfy every man’s greed.”
This is truer of the world’s freshwater supply […]

 

The Council of Canadians, Food and Water Watch, and Focus on the Global South invite you to virtually Occupy the World Water Forum – a corporate trade show aimed at giving the world’s largest water multinationals privileged access to high-level policy making behind closed doors!
The World Water Forum, held every three years, is run by […]

 

Last weekend in Barcelona, the Council of Canadians participated in a gathering of more than 90 activists involved in planning the alternative world water forum (Forum Alternatif Mondial de l’Eau) to take place in Marseilles on March 14 to 17. The FAME is a counter summit taking in opposition to the 6th World Water Forum […]

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