Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Doug Pibel
Waste, pollution, population growth, global trade rules, and now privatization are threatening billions of people with water scarcity. How can we reclaim water for all life?
Maude Barlow, Tony Clarke
Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
Jane Braxton Little
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A polluted river in China becomes the site of a water park that provides a safe place for children's play, a celebration of water's beauty, and a cleansing of the water itself.
Anne H. Mavor
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