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WaterGen – bringing clean water to Gaza

WATERGEN - BRINGING CLEAN WATER TO GAZA By Shira Kronich The lack of clean drinking water in Gaza has become extremely severe in recent years. Gaza’s main source of water is its coastal aquifer. Unfortunately, its water supply has been rapidly depleting over the last several decades due to over-extraction and as a consequence of the continued blockade on Gaza.

By |June 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Water for Rojava: An Ecological Society in the Middle East

WATER FOR ROJAVA: An Ecological Society in the Middle East By Martin Winiecki In the region of North-East Syria, also known by its Kurdish name Rojava, a democratic self-administration system has been built up since 2012 – a system of “democratic confederalism” based on grassroots democracy, ecology and women's liberation, in which different ethnic and religious communities live together on

By |June 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Mother I’m Sorry

MOTHER I'M SORRY A song inspired and created during the Standing Rock Movement. 3 years after the camps were closed, we walked in honor of all the water protectors who stood up and protected Mother Earth. By Teena Pugliese - filmmaker and media for Sacred Stone 2017 - 2019.

By |April 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa

WATER JUSTICE IN THE TIME OF C19: VALPARAISO, DETROIT AND SOUTH AFRICA The Blue Planet Project is deeply concerned about our friends on the frontlines of water justice struggles who are now dealing with the additional challenges of the Covid 19 pandemic. In the wake of a global lockdown aimed at protecting vulnerable populations from the rapid spread of this

By |April 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Blue Heart – The Fight for Europe’s Last Wild Rivers

The Balkan Peninsula is home to the last wild rivers in Europe. However, a deluge of more than 3,000 proposed hydropower developments threaten to destroy the culture and ecology of this forgotten region. Blue Heart, now in its first digital release, documents the battle for the largest undammed river in Europe, Albania’s Vjosa, the effort to save the endangered Balkan lynx

By |April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Ripples

At the end of February I walked into Bishop Elementary School’s office to sign out my son so that he could go to a medical appointment. As I walked in the door, I was greeted by the sight of two photographs hanging on the wall. The first was taken quite a number of years ago as students...

By |March 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|
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