magine the spaces in which you live through the lens of water
we are part of the hydrological cycle, not separate from it. we are part of water’s path.
water moves through us, connecting us to creatures, clouds and creeks that came before and after we swallowed it.
With grateful acknowledgment to Cindy Mochizuki for the entry page comic, and to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for their support.
- Michael Blackstock, Blue Ecology
- The Current: Watershed Series, CBC (scroll down for the interview with Alanna Mitchell on the global ocean crisis).
- Lost Creeks of Vancouver (map)
- Canadian Water History Project
- http://www.womenandwater.ca/ (National Network on Environments and Women’s Health)
- Women and Water Radio Show: “Ten Things YOU Can Do To Protect Water”
- United Nations International Decade for Action: Water for Life, 2005-2015
- “Water Gaia,” essay by Lynn Margulis and Stephan Harding at the Alliance for Wild Ethics website
- The film Flow: For Love of Water is an excellent introduction to how water issues affect people around the world. Did you know that Nestle owns Perrier, Pellegrino, Zephyr Hills, and a number of other well-known water labels? People who live in the areas of the water bottling plants have been organizing to stop the exploitation of local water.
- Wilderness Committee
- BC’s Private power debate opening statements
- Still Creek Enchancement Plan
- As Sewers Fill, Waste Poisons Waterways – New York Times article
- Channel 4: Programs: science, nature and the environment
- Ted Talk: Michael Pritchard’s water filter turns filthy water drinkable
- Food and Water Watch
- Seen-Unseen – A collaborative project between Scientist, Artist and the Community addressing water pollution
- The Green Museum
- Waterbucket- Sustainable approaches to water resources
- The Water Channel
- Polis Projects media highlights on water issues
- Underwater Archeology Society of BC
- Global forum on oceans, coasts and islands. Information on global water planning
- “No Running Water” – short show regarding the water crisis in First Nations communities such as Island Lake, Manitoba
- The Tree of Contemplative Practices