Resources

Websites
Videos
Books
Workbook

 

Websites

Ontario Ministry of the Environment – The Great Lakes

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources – Water in Ontario

Environment Canada – Water

Natural Resources Canada – Sustainable Freshwater

Atlas of Canada – Freshwater

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Freshwater Science and the Freshwater Institute

International Joint Commission

World Wildlife Fund Canada – Canada’s Rivers at Risk

Nature Conservancy of Canada – Rivers and Lakes

David Suzuki Foundation – Canadian Freshwater Issues

 

Videos

Tapped – an unflinching examination of the big business of bottled water

Flow: For the Love of Water – an investigation into the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply

Blue Gold: World Water Wars – uncovers truths about our water management

Water on the Table – explores Canada’s relationship to its freshwater

The Water Front – a story of an American city in crisis and what is in store for residents around the world facing their own water struggles

a Drop of Life – the story of two women whose disparate lives intersect when they are both confronted with lack of access to clean drinking water

Troubled Waters – explores the theological significance of water to Christians, Jews, and Muslims

Waterlife – follows the epic cascade of the Great Lakes from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, telling the story of the last huge supply of fresh water on Earth

Thirst – a piercing look at the global corporate drive to control and profit from our water — from bottles to tap

Dead in the Water – how powerful companies tried to privatize a public resource around the world

Writing on Water – about the Pan Asian Water Colloquium held in Chennai, September 25 to 30th 2008

SourceCode Season 2 – Episode 4: Greed/Water – about the global effort to privatize water

 

Books

Written In Water: Messages Of Hope For Earth’s Most Precious Resource
Edited by Irena Salina
 
Water Security
By The World Economic Forum Water Initiative
 
When The Rivers Run Dry: Journeys Into The Heart Of The World’s Water Crisis
By Fred Pearce
 
Denying the Source: The Crisis of First Nations Water Rights
By Merrell-Ann S. Phare
 
Aqua Shock: The Water Crisis in America
By Susan J Marks
 
Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It
By Robert Jerome Glennon
 
Water: The Causes, Costs, and Future of a Global Crisis
By Julian Caldecott
 
Dry Spring: The Coming Water Crisis of North America
By Chris Wood
 
The World Water Crisis: The Failures of Resource Management
By Stephen Brichieri-Colombi
 
Sustaining Groundwater Resources: A Critical Element in the Global Water Crisis
By J.Anthony A. Jones
 
When The Rivers Run Dry: Water–the Defining Crisis Of The Twenty-first Century
By Fred Pearce
 
Troubled Water: Saints, Sinners, Truth And Lies About The Global Water Crisis
By Anita Roddick
 
Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
By Peter H. Gleick
 
Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water
By Maude Barlow
 
Planet Water: Investing in the World’s Most Valuable Resource
By Stephen J. Hoffmann
 
Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource
By Marq De Villiers
 
Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization
By Steven Solomon

 

Workbook

2010 Freshwater Youth Summit – Participant Workbook