Links & Resources

Links and Resources

Blue Flag Program
Blue Planet Project
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Canadian Heritage Rivers System
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Campaign Lake Simcoe
The Council of Canadians
The Council of Canadians Water Campaign
Cradle to Cradle Theory
David Suzuki Foundation
EcoSuperior Environmental Programs
Environment Canada Freshwater Website
Environmental Defence
Environmental Defence's Toxic Nation Campaign
Friends of the Don East
Gordon Water Group
Great Lakes Information Network
Great Lakes Radio Consortium
Green Party of Canada
Guide to Less Toxic Products
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
Lake Superior Conservancy and Watershed Council
Ladies of the Lake
The Nature of Things: The Toxic House
Polaris Institute
POLIS Water Sustainability Project
Pollution Probe
Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition
Riversides Stewardship Alliance
Saugeen Conservation
Sea Web
Sierra Club of Canada
Sierra Legal Defense Fund
United Nations Water for Life Decade
US Clean Water Act Explained
Water Conservation for Kids
The Water Conservation Guide
Water Conservation Tips
Water Conserve
Water Policy International
Waterman's Blog
White Mooose

Barlow, Maude, & Clarke, Tony. (2002). Blue gold: The battle against coporate theft of the world's water. Toronto, ON:
McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Carson, Rachel. (1962). Silent Spring. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company
DeVilliers, Marq. (1999). Water: The fate of our most precious resource. Toronto, ON:
McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Glennon, Robert. (2002). Water follies: Groundwater pumping and the fate of America's fresh waters. Washington, DC: Island
Hundley, Norris. (2001). The great thirst. Californians and water: A history. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press.
Layton, Jack. (2004). Speaking out: Ideas that work for Canadians. Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books.
Logan, Karen. (1997). Clean house, clean planet: Clean your house for pennies a day the safe, nontoxic way. New York, NY:Pocket Books.
McDonough, William, & Braungart, Michael. (2002). Cradle to cradle: Remaking the way we make things. New York, NY:
North Point Press.
Pielou, E. C. (1998). Fresh Water. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
The Pollution Probe Foundation. (1989). The Canadian green consumer guide. Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart.
Reisner, Marc. (1986). Cadillac desert: The American west and its disappearing water. New York, NY: Penguin Books.
Suzuki, David. (2003). The David Suzuki reader: A lifetime of ideas from a leading activist and thinker. Vancouver, BC:
Greystone Books.
Shiva, Vandana. (2002). Water wars: Privatization, pollution, and profit. Toronto, ON: Between the Lines.
Ward, D. R. (2002). Water wars: Drought, flood, folly, and the politics of thirst. New York, NY: Riverhead Books.

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