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Declaring our Right to Water and Speaking for the Rights of Nature

Posted by in Community Rights on 15th October, 2010 | 5 Comments

BAD2010-Water1-238x300Blog Action Day: Water. It is widely understood that the ecosystems we as humans rely on to survive are diminishing, depleting, and drying up. Water— most essential to life– is being privatized and mismanaged at the cost of people’s heath and livelihoods, namely by multi-national corporations that are extracting water from communities without their consent.