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Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolina

Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations and Environmental Working Group collaborate on unprecedented GIS initiative showing the location and waste outputs of more than 6,500 swine, cattle and poultry operations Washington, D.C.  – A first-of-its-kind interactive map revealing the locations of more than 6,500 concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, across the state of North ...

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Sixth Annual “Celebrate the River” Student Art Contest Held at the Americana Hotel in Nogales, AZ

The Sixth Annual “Celebrate the River” Student Art Contest was a huge success! Hosted by Friends of the Santa Cruz River, a Waterkeeper Alliance Affiliate and sponsored by Global Community Communications Alliance, this year’s contest received a warm welcome in its new location at the Americana Hotel in downtown Nogales, Arizona. With ten schools participating and over 620 submissions ...

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Remando Juntos

Marañón Waterkeeper is paddling to save the source of the Amazon from 20 massive hydro dams. The strongest movements start with people, whether they hope to stop dams on the Franklin River in Tasmania, remove obsolete dams in the US or save a jungle river in Peru. Law, science and politics all play their part in bringing ...

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