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Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of The Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest citizens’ advocacy organization with members and chapters across Canada. Maude Barlow is also the co-founder of the Blue Planet Project which works to stop commodification of the world’s water. She serves on the boards of the International Forum on Globalization and Food and Water Watch and is a councilor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council. In addition to being nominated for the “1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005” she is a recipient of the “2005/2006 Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship” and the “2005 Right Livelihood Award”. She is the best selling author or co-author of 16 books, including Too Close For Comfort: Canada’s Future Within Fortress North America; and Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop Corporate Theft of the World’s Water (with Tony Clarke), now published in 47 countries.