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  1. AlterNet
    Resource Type: Website
    Online news magazine and community featuring original journalism as well as material from many other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and other issues.
  2. The Big Thirst
    The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    A journalistic account of the secret life of water.
  3. Blue Betrayal
    The Harper government's assault on Canada's freshwater

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    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 is blessed with water, it is false that there is water to waste or sell.
  4. Blue Gold 
    The battle against corporate theft of the world's water

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002   Published: 2003
    International tensions around water are rising in many of the world's most volatile regions.This book exposes the enormity of the problem, the dangers of the proposed solution and the alternative, which is to recognize access to water as a fundamental human right, not dependent on ability to pay.
  5. Blue Gold: World Water Wars 
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    A documentary, based on the book Blue Gold, by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, which examines environmental and political implications of the planet's dwindling water supply, and posits that wars in the future will be fought over water. The film also highlights some success stories of water activists around the world and makes a strong case for community action.
  6. The Canada Centre for Inland Waters
    Resource Type: Website
    Information on water research and the Great Lakes.
  7. Canada's Aquatic Environments
    Resource Type: Website
    Information on habitiats, plants, and animals.
  8. Canada's Water: For Sale
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    Describes the pressures behind U.S. demand for Canadian water and the Canadian response and presents the case against grand engineering schemes, major dams, and large river diversions.
  9. Coalition Eau Secours quebecoise pour une gestion responsable de l'eau
    Resource Type: Website
  10. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 4 - September 1979 - Food/La Nourriture

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1979
  11. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1981
  12. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1988
  13. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1989
  14. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1990
  15. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1992
  16. Connexions Library: Environment Focus 
    Resource Type: Website
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
  17. Connexions Library: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, Water Focus 
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
  18. Drought
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    As a result of the persistent drought, an entire community prepares for an inevitable exodus from their homeland in northern Mexico.
  19. Dying for Growth
    Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor

    Resource Type: Book
  20. Elixer
    A History of Water and Humankind

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    A cultural history of water.
  21. Farmers vs Coca-Cola in Water Wars
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    As India faces its worst drought in four decades, a dispute over water resources between farmers in the Kala Dera area of western Rajasthan state and a Coca-Cola bottling plant located there has sharpened.
  22. Food for Wealth or Health
    Towards Equality in Health

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  23. Fresh Water
    The Human Imperative

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1989
  24. Iraq's greatest danger yet: collapse of 'world's most dangerous dam'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    As if Iraq has not suffered enough under Saddam Hussein, the vicious UN sanctions regime, the US-UK occupation and the depradations of Daesh, a new threat looms that could kill a million people or more, and destroy Baghdad and a string of other cities along the Tigris river. The porous rocks beneath the Mosul dam are dissolving away and the entire edifice could collapse at any moment, releasing 11 cubic kilometres of water.
  25. Lack of regulation behind West Virginia water disaster
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A chemical spill at the Etowah River Terminal, near Charleston, West Virginia, resulted in nearly 300,000 people in the state losing access to drinkable water. Since then, several reports have been released detailing the decades-long lack of regulation by state or federal agencies of the site responsible.
  26. The No-Nonsense Guide to Water
    Resource Type: Book
  27. Only protect: A photographic celebration of our endangered earth
    New Internationalist May 2005 - #378

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2005
    A visual look at the world's Ecosystems and a discussion of the scale and urgency of the environmental crisis.
  28. Privatizing Water, The New World War
    Against The Current vol. 108

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Capitalism and corporate science have colluded to bring us the latest, most insidious crisis. According to the United Nations research, 1.3 billion people in the world today lack access to clean water and 2.5 billion do not have adequate sewage and sanitation. The human suffering and environmental damage that those figures represent is unspeakable.
  29. The Shape of the Suburbs
    Understanding Toronto's Sprawl

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Examines the relationship between the development of suburbs, water, and sewage systems, highways and the decision-making of Toronto-area governments to show how the suburbs spread, and how they have in turn shaped the city. Also demonstrates the ways in which suburban political, economic, and cultural influences have impacted the older, central city, culminating in the forced Megacity amalgamation of 1998.
  30. Siberia's Heavenly Lake and 'small peoples' of the High North at risk from oil drilling
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A vital nature preserve in western Siberia, and the indigenous peoples that inhabit it, are at risk from oil development. Oil giant Surgutneftegas is already active in the Numto Park, but now they want to extend operations into its fragile wetlands, putting at risk snow cranes, the Heavenly Lake, and the survival of the Nenet and Khanty peoples.
  31. Toolkit for a New Canada
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    A pamphlet providing a snapshot of what the contributors, brought together by Canadian Dimension magazine, believe are the big issues facing Canada in the first decade of the 21st century. The articles are all short and offer concrete suggestions for the way forward.
  32. Walkerton Tragedy
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.
  33. 'Water man of India' makes rivers flow again
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The revival of traditional rainwater harvesting has restored flow to rivers in India's driest state, Rajasthan - thanks to the tireless efforts of Rajendra Singh, recent winner of a Stockholm water prize.
  34. We Must Support Detroit's Fight for the Right to Water
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Detroit is shutting off water to 40% of residents to prepare the water system for a corporate buyout. Residents are organizing to resist the water shuttoffs, anti-democratic rule and the demands of Wall Street - but they need our help.
  35. When Water is a Commodity Instead of a Human Right
    The Agony of Detroit

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The shutoff of water to thousands of Detroit residents, the proposed privatization of the water system and the diversion of the system’s revenue to banks are possible because the most basic human requirement, water, is becoming nothing more than a commodity.
  36. The World Without Us 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

Experts on Agua in the Sources Directory

  1. Asian Development Bank
  2. Central American Integration System
  3. Economic Community of West African States
  4. International Development Law Organization
  5. UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  6. World Meterological Organization

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