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Published August 30th by Humans and Nature.
Josephine Mandamin an Anishabaabewe grandmother with a copper pail of water in one hand and a staff in the other, took on a sacred walk, traversing over 10,900 miles around each of the Great Lakes. She is known as the “Water Walker.”
According to the Michigan Sea Grant, the Great Lakes shoreline is equal to almost 44% of the circumference of the earth. “When you see someone walking with a pail of water, you wonder, where is she going with that water.”
So the message is, water is very precious, and I will go to any lengths to and direction to carry the water to the people.”
“As women, we are carriers of the water. We carry life for the people. So when we carry that water, we are telling people that we will go any lengths for the water. We’ll probably even give our lives for the water if we have to. We may at some point have to die for the water, and we don’t want that,” said Mandamin.
If you think technology is going to be the big fix to address the availability, use and conservation of water, you might want to give a close listen to the idea of a Water Ethic.
Published on Feb 10, 2016
Water is an element that can unite our Nations to serve a common purpose.
We are making an International Call to attend the Nibi Water Gathering at the Turtle Lodge, on the Shores of Lake Winnipeg, one of our most endangered lakes, where the four rivers meet, on June 4 and 5, 2015.
At the Water Ceremony the Original People of Turtle Island (North America) will formally establish their leadership. The Nibi Water Gathering will coincide with the honouring of leaders in Earth stewardship, those who have been spiritually guided in their leadership, and the honouring of Youth completing their rites of passage to adulthood.
It is our hope that People of all cultures will attend and make their gifts and offerings to the Water!
This is an overview of the solution for reducing the pollution, water wasting, unattractive properties of surface parking lots in Portland, Oregon
It builds on a January 22, 2015 story on NPR's Morning Edition entitled, Building Sponge City: Redesigning LA for Long Term Drought. Published on Jan 23, 2015. Curated and annotated by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv. Updated June, 2015.
Print Proposal is here. Summary website is www.spongyparkinglots.com.
Websites of team members: Mary Vogel of PlanGreen:Regenerating Communities
Kelli A. Grover, Firwood Design Group (FDG): Surveying, Engineering, Planning
Maria Cahill, Green Girl Land Development Solutions: Cost Effective Storm Water Infrastructure
Suenn Ho, Resolve Architecture: Architectural and Urban Design
Marianne Zarkin: Landscape Architects
Ruth Ann Barrett, EarthSayers.tv: Voices of Sustainability
Published on Mar 5, 2014
Hosted by Duncan Steward, this video explores whats wrong with the water supply in Ireland? In parts of Roscommon, residents live under ongoing 'boil' notices to protect themselves from water contaminants. In Dublin last October, the capital faced into water shortages as the biggest web summit in the world hit town.
Meanwhile in Kilmeena national school in Mayo, students under the guidance of their principal Mickey Carney show understanding beyond their years when it comes to their water supply.
Its now the children who are giving the lessons and leading the way in protecting the most precious of all our natural resources.
Eco Eye series 12, Episode 9 "The state of water."
Joey Perez, spokesperson for the Whale Call Project, a Call for help on behalf of our oceans and marine conservation.
The Global Ocean Commission, an independent body of international leaders, launched in London on 12th February with the aim of reversing degradation of the ocean and restoring it to full health and productivity.
Chaired by former Costa Rican President José María Figueres, South African cabinet minister Trevor Manuel and former UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband MP, the Commission brings together senior political figures including former Heads of State, Foreign Ministers and Finance Ministers from around the world, alongside business leaders and development specialists.
Published on Feb 13, 2013
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