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International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity and public education in response to economic globalization.

News Releases

Anishinabe Women, Youth & Elders Hold Ceremony, Public Event on Lake of the Woods, March in Kenora for World Water Day
2015-03-22
Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence host event at McLeod Park to raise awareness about threats to local waterways, in solidarity with Indigenous communities protecting water around the world.
Grassy Narrows declares state of emergency over unsafe drinking water
2015-08-27
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
Grassy Narrows declares state of emergency over unsafe drinking water. Turbidity exceeded limit by 120x, uranium and possible carcinogens found in samples.
Mercury poison: Grassy Narrows to release new report on devastating health impacts
2012-06-01
50 years after dumping began governments refuse to acknowledge Minamata Disease.
NEB's green light for Line 9 sacrifices waterways, public health and the climate
2015-02-09
Sources
The National Energy Board (NEB) gave the green light to Enbridge Inc.'s contentious Line 9B pipeline on Feb 6, 2015, despite the company's failure to make necessary safety improvements. The decision m...

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Anishinabe Women, Youth & Elders Hold Ceremony, Public Event on Lake of the Woods, March in Kenora for World Water Day
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence host event at McLeod Park to raise awareness about threats to local waterways, in solidarity with Indigenous communities protecting water around the world.
Appalachia Rising
Which Side Are You On?
Mincy, Grant
Article
2014
CounterPunch
On January 9, 2014, a dangerous toxin, 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, leaked from a busted tank and into the Elk River in West Virginia. It is believed that nearly 7,500 gallons of the toxin made its w...
Arsenic-Laced Coffee is Good for You
Would You Like Sugar With That?
Brasch, Walter
Article
2014
Counterpunch.org
The Environmental Protection Agency, in 2013, identified about 1,000 chemicals that the oil and gas industry uses in fracking operations, most of them carcinogens at the strengths they shove into the ...
Bakken Business
The price of North Dakota's fracking boom
Manning, Richard
Article
2013
Harper's Magazine
Manning the widespread fracking in the Bakken formation (North Dakota), and the environmental and social repercussions it causes.
Blue Betrayal
The Harper government's assault on Canada's freshwater
Barlow, Maude
Article
2015
Council of Canadians
Canadians have long taken their water heritage for granted. This is largely due to the myth that there is an abundance of water. While it is true that compared to many other parts of the world Canada ...
Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater
Gaworecki, Mike
Article
2014
DeSmogBlog
It has now been revealed that California regulators with DOGGR permitted hundreds of wastewater injection wells and thousands more wells injecting fluids for 'enhanced oil recovery" into aquifers prot...
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Serivces
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Connexions Library: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, Water Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
Dirty Water, Dirtier Practices
Ecuador's Battle with Texaco's Legacy Pollution
Ospina, Hernando Calvo
Article
2014
Le Monde Diplomatique
Texaco (now owned by Chevron) left polluted soil and ground water after 20 years of oil extraction in the Amazon in Ecuador. The legal claims and counter-claims over responsibility and reparation cont...
Experimental Lakes Area Cuts
Mercer, Rick
Digital Video File
2012
YouTube
Rick's Rant for October 30th, 2012.
Muddying the waters
Landrevie, Barbara
Article
2015
Le Monde diplomatique
The by-products of aluminium extraction have been poisoning the Mediterranean for almost 20 years. But the closure of the plant that produces them would cost jobs in an underemployed region.
NEB's green light for Line 9 sacrifices waterways, public health and the climate
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Sources
The National Energy Board (NEB) gave the green light to Enbridge Inc.'s contentious Line 9B pipeline on Feb 6, 2015, despite the company's failure to make necessary safety improvements. The decision m...
Six Nations and Dundalk Fight Corporate Crap
Why We Should All Support Their Struggle
Lepper, Laura
Article
2012
Basic News
Dundalk is situated at the highest elevation in Ontario, the headwaters of both the Grand and Saugeen rivers, and sits on land deeded to the Six Nations through the Haldimand Proclamation of 1763. Des...

Sources Bookshelf

HTO
Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets
Reeves, Wayne; Palassion, Christina (eds.)
Book
2008
A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.


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