Showing posts from April 5, 2009

World Water Forum A Huge Disappointment

World Water Forum Pledges Action But Rift Over Statement

What a disappointment this World Water Forum turned out to be. In the final language of the closing statement water was declared a "need" and not a right. This is clearly language intended to benefit the corporate sponsors of the World Water Forum that now see a great opportunity ahead of them in making profit from the water scarcity facing many areas of the world due to agricultural waste, population growth, and now climate change which is causing more severe and sustained droughts.

There is absolutely no credibility to this event as long as it chooses to refrain from declaring water a human right. Any resources needed by a species to sustain it's life is a right. To deny that right is to deny the very life and existence of that species. It is beyond comprehension how any countries would even stand in the way of declaring water a human right, but at this conference three nations did and one of them was the U.S. It i…

Remote Tribe's Threat From Destructive Mine

Remote Tribe's Threat From Destructive Mine

What a beautiful place. The peoples' ability to live off the land is something that should be respected. These companies must be stopped in their seeking destruction of others' traditions and livelihoods for their own profit. Their resolve to stand up for their beautiful mountain to the death is inspiring. This is why I am posting here. Please go to the site for this film and take action to help indigenous peoples whose land, water, and lives are being destroyed by greedy profit hungry corporations that do not care for the environment, tradition, or culture. Preserving pristine areas of the world and respecting the traditions and cultures of its people are what humanity is all about.