Год издания: 2008
Издатель: New Press
Количество страниц: 208
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A passionate call to action from one of the leading voices in the global struggle for universal access to the earth's most vital element-a sequel to the acclaimed Blue Gold. "Life requires access to clean water; to deny the right to water is to deny the right to life."-from the introduction to Blue Covenant In their international bestseller Blue Gold, Maude Barlow and co-author Tony Clarke exposed how a handful of corporations are gaining ownership and control of the earth's dwindling water supply, depriving millions of people around the world of access to this most basic of resources and accelerating the onset of a global water crisis. Blue Covenant, the sequel to Blue Gold, describes a powerful response to this trend: the emergence of an international, grassroots-led movement to have water declared a basic human right, something that can't be bought or sold for profit. World-renowned activist Maude Barlow is at the center of this...