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B&G Wed Zoom: Protecting Waters of the Earth

on Tue, 01/11/2022 - 7:08pm
02/02/2022 - 7:00pm

Protecting Waters of the Earth

Webinar at 7 pm CT USA, Wed, Feb 2, 2022

If you are joining from Great Britain, 1:00 am, Thur, Feb 3, 2022

If you are joining from Australia, 12:00 pm noon, Thur, Feb 3, 2022

Many manufacturing and agricultural practices, especially animal

confinement, degrade water quality. Colonialism intensifies disputes over

withdrawal of water from the Blue Nile. Hydro-power from dams intensifies

climate change, undermines habitat, and poisons animal and human life. Over-

fishing by rich nations in waters of poor nations increases impoverishment

while stealing food from those most in need. Deep sea mining compromises

aquatic ecosystems and risks disturbing the world’s largest carbon sink. Yet,

water conflicts can evaporate if humanity reduces extraction and shares

resources to ensure all a good quality of life.

Hear from:

  • Kathleen Logan Smith, Water Quality and Agricultural Production

  • Luwezi Kinshasa, Colonialism and Water Disputes in Africa

  • Don Fitz, Dams, Climate Change, Habitat Loss and Poisoning

  • David Josue, Over-fishing by Rich Nations in Waters of Poor Nations

  • Natalie Lowrey, Dangers of Deep Sea Mining

Jason Donofrio (moderator) is with The Ocean Foundation.

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Kathleen Logan Smith is replacing Silvia Secchi, who has Covid.

KATHLEEN LOGAN SMITH began fighting for communities in

Oklahoma impacted toxic waste disposal facilities. She has stood with

communities opposing toxic and medical waste incinerators, factory

farms, and polluters. She works to preserve water sovereignty and

strengthen environmental standards, with a focus on organic

agriculture and food sovereignty.

LUWEZI KINSHASA is Secretary General of the African Socialist

International, broadcaster for Africa Must Unite and La guerre des idées,

a writer for the Burning Spear newspaper and editor of the bilingual

edition of the French/English Burning Spear.

DON FITZ is on the Editorial Board of Green Social Thought and was the

2016 candidate of the Missouri Green Party for Governor. Outreach

Coordinator for the Green Party of St. Louis, he is author of Cuban

Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution (2020).

DAVID JOSUE has experience with political campaigns and advising

government officials on foreign relations, immigration, and financial

services. He works with both private sector and government clients,

is co-chair of the Georgia Green Party and supports Socialist Citizens

Working Together to Save Haiti.

NATALIE LOWREY has been an organizer, communicator, campaigner,

and advocate on human rights and global justice issues. For the past

decade she has been the Communications Coordinator for the Deep

Sea Mining Campaign, which has opposed the deep sea mining

industry since 2011.

JASON DONOFRIO is the External Relations Officer at The Ocean

Foundation where he advances marine conservation by working

directly with local communities around the world to advocate

policy reforms which will reduce global footprints.

Co-sponsors include:

African People’s Socialist Party, African People's Solidarity Committee,

African Socialist International, All African People's Development and

Empowerment Project, Attack the SystemBroome Tioga Green Party,

Circle City Greens, Climate Council of Greater Kansas City, Deep Sea

Defenders, Deep Sea Mining Campaign, Global Justice Ecology Project,

Green Party Albuquerque Metro Area, Green Party Black Caucus, Green

Party of Florida, Green Party of Kansas City (MO), Green Party of Minnesota,

Green Party of St. Louis, Green Party of Washington, Green Social Thought,

Janata Weekly, Lynne Stewart Organization, Massachusetts Green Rainbow

Party, Missouri Green Party, New Abolitionist Movement, The Ocean

Foundation, Pacific Green Party of Oregon, Project Animal Freedom,

Uhuru Solidarity Movement, Universal African Peoples Organization. For more info, call 314-727-8554