Category Archives: World Water Rights

Tusinder protesterer i Ecuador hovedstad for "Vand, Life, og værdighed Mennesker "

Quito, Ecuador — Over 25,000 people flooded Quito, Ecuador’s capital, on March 22 in the culmination of a two week march that began in the country’s Southern Amazon region and spanned roughly 700 kilometres. The march, translated from Spanish toContinue reading

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De kommende vandkrige

Vil St. Lawrence floden ender med at betale prisen for amerikanerne’ tørst efter vand? Canada vil komme under stigende pres for at sælge vand til USA, med potentielt alvorlige miljømæssige konsekvenser, said McGill experts at a recent Macdonald CampusContinue reading

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Generalforsamling erklærer adgang til rent vand og sanitet er en menneskeret

28 July 2010 – Safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a human right essential to the full enjoyment of life and all other human rights, the General Assembly declared today, voicing deep concern that almost 900 million peopleContinue reading

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‘Kæmpe’ Vandressourcer eksistere under Afrika, af Matt McGrath af BBC News

Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater. {And} the total volume of water in aquifers underground is 100 times the amount found on the surface. Continue reading more here…. 

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Fire dollars for en gallon af vand? Drømmen om Monsanto og andre selskaber, der ønsker at privatisere vand

Fire dollars for en gallon af gas er latterligt nok, men $4 for en gallon af vand kunne en dag blev en realitet, det er, hvis olie matadorer som T. Boone Pickens og vand aftapning selskaber har deres måde. Privatization ofContinue reading

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