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Tribal Peoples' Water Being Destroyed By Industry and Governments


Environment  (tags: world, suffering, water, humans, tribes, industry )

Cathryne
- 4101 days ago - us.oneworld.net
Survival International today releases a summary report which shows how tribal peoples are having their basic right to water denied. The document is released to coincide with World Water Day (March 22). Taking examples from nine different tribes, it



   

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Maureen S (122)
Monday March 24, 2008, 3:29 pm
Greetings Cathryne,

Thanks for posting this story as it brings to light the "resource wars" that have already begun, and which threaten so many. Not enough attention is paid to these wars--other than focus on Iraq--and the situation becomes more dire with each passing day. Sometimes I think that many don't realize the essence of these types of wars, and how they have been waged in the last 20 years even; a very good book is "Resource Wars" by Michael Klare (2004). It's an excellent summary of how these wars were, and will be, the future face of warfare amongst humankind. The more awareness is raised the better! =)

Orca spirit, Maureen
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 26, 2008, 10:22 am
It should also be known that over 100 First Nation communities in Canada still need to boil their water.
 
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