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In 2011, Lake Erie experienced an unprecedented harmful algal bloom (HAB) that covered most of its western basin and created a “dead zone” the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.

Extreme energy projects such as fracking, tar sands oil pipelines and shipments and nuclear waste dumps are putting the Great Lakes in peril.

What would happen if water was managed based on principles and practices that empower communities to become stewards and what if decision making was local and collective?

The World Social Forum Tunis 2013

March 26, 2013 - March 30, 2013, Tunis, Tunisia

The World Social Forum brought together an estimated 70,000 activists from around the world to Tunisia from March 26-30. Water Justice Day On March 25 in Tunis as a precursor to the World Social Forum the Blue Planet Project and more than a dozen allies including Food and Water Watch, the European Water Movement, Focus […]

“Water is more precious than Gold” speaking tour coming to a community near you!

March 9, 2013 - April 10, 2013, Multiple locations in Canada and U.S.

The Council of Canadians is working with allies including KAIROS, Mining Watch Canada, Breaking the Silence Maritimes and the United Church to raise awareness about community resistance to Canadian mining in communities across the country.

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