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Water

Corporate initiatives to privatize, control, deplete or pollute fresh water around the world are intensifying, which raises sobering questions about fair access to an indispensable resource for life. The commons provides many constructive answers to this growing threat.

Water is a commons for all
October 6, 2009

Water is a Commons for All

A report co-produced by Maude Barlow and On TheCommons
Water for the World
June 19, 2009

Water for the World

Citizen-led groups point the way to innovations
Telling a New Story About Water
April 8, 2009

Telling a New Story About Water

Activists push the idea of a global water commons at the corporate-controlled World Water Forum in Istanbul
Maude Barlow Becomes Water Advisor to UN
January 19, 2009

Maude Barlow Becomes Water Advisor to UN

Barlow urges UN General Assembly to treat water as a human right.