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FLOW – Water Privatisation (Documentary)

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“The World Bank is good at spending a billion dollars in one place, but not in spending a thousand dollars in a million places” –  from the movie, FLOW – Water Privatisation (referring to mega dams) How Did A Handful Of Corporations Steal Our Water? Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being […]

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November 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Water | Read More »

Low Cost Methods of Water Purification

Women collecting Rainwater with Saree

by Bhavani Prakash This article has been written in support of BLOG ACTION DAY 2010, an annual online event where bloggers of the world unite to write on a specific issue on the same day, namely 15th October.  This year’s topic is WATER and there are over 4000 blogs from more than 130 countries participating today reaching […]

October 15th, 2010 | Posted in Water | Read More »

Stanford scientists link ocean acidification to prehistoric mass extinction

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In a new study released by Stanford University in April 2010, scientists have found evidence that links ocean acidification due to volcanic eruptions 250 million years ago, with the wiping out of 90% of marine species and 75% of land species. This event called the “end-Permian” extinction has conditions parallel to the combination of ocean acidification that […]

April 29th, 2010 | Posted in Biodiversity & Ecosystems,Climate Change,Water,World | Read More »

Water on the Table : A poetic essay documentary

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Water on the Table is a new documentary by Liz Marshall that will be released in Canada later this month,  on the often controversial topic of water privatisation. It features water crusader, Maude Barlow who has authored 16 books on the topic of water and the looming water crisis.     Here’s a trailer of the movie:     This is what […]

March 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Water,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

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