Many small, rural communities are targeted by water takers to secure and privatize water resources worldwide. Nestle has 40 water extraction sources in North America including both Hope B.C. and Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.Read more
“Climate Change: Five Ways It Will Affect You (Water)”
National Geographic (no date)
This infographic summary of climate change’s main threats — water, crops, heat, weather, and health — demonstrates the interconnectedness of the earth’s natural systems, and a variety of ways in which humans are likely to experience climate change as its effects worsen. Among other difficult challenges, we must re-imagine our relationship to water — an increasingly necessary, but increasingly scarce, resource for life.
Environmental Defence is a group of innovative, passionate and determined problem-solvers who are making a difference. They include policy experts, musicians, photographers and bloggers, supported by scientists, business leaders, lawyers and community members working hard to protect Canada’s environment and human health.
Multi-faceted Environmental Defence protects clean water, a safe climate, and healthy communities.
Find out about their latest water campaign to safeguard the Great Lakes from 10,000 metric tonnes of plastic pollution every year: