WATER NEWS

Microplastics from Laundry Water End Up in Waterways and the Ocean

December 20th, 2018

“Every time clothing is washed, tiny strands of fabric break off and go down the drain. Research has shown that microplastics in the ocean are being mistaken for food by ... More »

‘Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water’

A report from the Victoria-based POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources details how collaborative consent might be used, in conjunction with BC’s new Water Sustainability Act, to navigate difficult issues regarding freshwater governance and to find ways for Indigenous and non-Indigenous governments to work together to make decisions about water and land use. The title of the report is Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water: Towards Watershed Co-Governance.

POLIS REPORT: Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water