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Legal Vacuum Fuels Conflicts Over Water in El Salvador
World  (tags: world, politics, society, water )

Cal
- 38 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rural communities and social organisations in El Salvador agree that the lack of specific laws is one of the main hurdles to resolving disputes over water in the country.
'Unprecedented Mobilization': Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: World, Rights, Water, People Power, Ireland )

Judy
- 49 days ago - commondreams.org
"...Over 150,000 people...in every neighbourhood, town and village [sent] a clear message to the Government: water is a human right, and we demand the abolition of domestic water charges."
Demand Universal Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation.PLEASE SIGN !!!!
World  (tags: children's rights, water, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 64 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Globally, waterborne illnesses are the second leading cause of death for children under five, killing 1,400 children every day.
Mass Irish Protest: Water Is A Human Right
World  (tags: Water, Human Rights, Ireland, Mass Protests, Popular Resistance, Gov't Water Charges, Metering, Unjust Tax )

Brian
- 67 days ago - popularresistance.org
"While the Garda press office could not give a figure for the numbers in attendance, one garda observing the march estimated they could be as high as 100,000."
8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa
World  (tags: economy, environment, Africa, trees, water, world, humans, money, internet, human rights )

Nancy
- 70 days ago - takepart.com
Expansion of population and investment on the continent represent both enormous opportunity and potential for crises and injustice.
Farmers Fight Coca-Cola as India's Groundwater Dries Up
World  (tags: India, water, water use, agriculture, wells, Coca-cola, farmers, groundwater, aquifer depletion )

Judy
- 72 days ago - bloomberg.com
Savitri Rai winces as she recounts how police beat her when she protested against groundwater extraction at a Coca-Cola Co. plant near her farm in India. A decade later, she said her water supplies keep dwindling.
VICTORY VICTORY Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins
World  (tags: profits mainly from tourism, brought into the country illegally, local activist group reEarth, in favor of freeing the dolphins, ecosystems, endangered, oceans, nature, wildlife, world, healthconditions, water, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered )

Kelly
- 136 days ago - care2.com
A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphins should be allowed into the Bahamas for any purpose beyond research.
The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War
World  (tags: water, war, Human Rights, United Nations, Palestine, Detroit, conflict, corruption, ethics, politics )

Lynn
- 140 days ago - commondreams.org
These are the reckless tactics of war -- every kind of war. Revering and protecting our water supply, not merely "controlling" it, is a far better use of our blood, sweat and tears.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 160 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Councillor Hazel Noonan: This Is How Galati, Romania Treats Dogs - Coventry's Twin Town.
World  (tags: Romania, Public Shelters must provide food, water, medical treatment, they must open to the public, they must allow adoptions, This is not happening, world, sadness, activists, corruption, violence, murder, media, internet, animals, killed, killing, cru )

Kelly
- 167 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Mayor of Galati in Romania, twin town to Coventry in the UK has announced that all 1,000 plus dogs in the Public Shelter will be killed within 14 days. This reverses previous statements that the shelter would be a "no-kill" shelter.
Take Action: Clean Water Can Save a Life
World  (tags: water, health, petitions )

Freya
- 273 days ago - web.mercycorps.org
Across the globe, thousands of families struggle every day to find clean and safe drinking water. Their lives depend on it -- in more ways than one. Because when people have a safe and reliable water source, they can prevent deadly disease, grow more food,
Call on Congress to Support the Water for the World Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, water, protection, rights )

Cher
- 326 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please contact your legislators and ask them to cosponsor and support this important piece of legislation!
Nestlé: Stop Draining Pakistan Dry! - PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Nestle, water, ethics, Pakistan, greed )

Judith
- 396 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Nestlé is draining developing countries' groundwater to make its Pure Life bottled water, destroying countries' natural resources before forcing its people to buy their own water back.
Idle No More Movement Held Protests Across Canada and USA for Treaty Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, Protest, conservation, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, humans, habitat, animals, water, nature, activists, arts, rights, world, sadness, dishonesty, ethics, culture, abuse, society, humanrights, freedoms )

Roxy
- 438 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Idle No More organizers said more than 50 events were taking place in Canada, the U.S. and in other countries. One of the largest was at the B.C. legislature over proposed pipeline projects to which First Nations communities have been lining up in action
Video:From Easter Island to New Zealand: Ocean Conservation Across Polynesia
World  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, world, Sustainabililty, protection, interesting, water, sustainable, coolstuff, CoolStuff, environment )

JL
- 480 days ago - pewenvironment.org
Thousands of miles of ocean separate the islands that shape the Polynesian Triangle of New Zealand, Easter Island, and Hawaii, but strong cultural ties link their people. In April, representatives from Easter Island & French Polynesia traveled to New Ze
 

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