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Curing China’s “Cancer Villages”

Shadowing Mr. Huo, the Upper Huai River Waterkeeper, also known as the “Huai River Guardian (淮河卫士)” in China, on a typical patrol day was, for me, like riding an emotional rollercoaster.  To appreciate the importance of his efforts  to solve drinking-water problems in villages along the Upper Huai, one must first know about China’s “Cancer ...

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His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, Live to Love International and Waterkeeper Alliance Launch Himalayan Initiative to Protect the Waters of Ladakh and Himalayas

Building a movement to gather data necessary to combat the impacts of climate change on the, the Himalayas, the world’s largest freshwater resource LADAKH, INDIA – July 20, 2016 – Waterkeeper Alliance, in partnership with Live to Love International and Himalayan Glacier Waterkeeper, founded by His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa, head of the Buddhist Drukpa Lineage, ...

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At the Sacred Rooftop of the World with Himalayan Glacier Waterkeeper

This piece was co-written with Cheryl Nenn, Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Flying over some of the world’s most spectacular and impossible mountain terrain, Cheryl Nenn, veteran Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and I have arrived in Leh, Ladakh, India, home of Himalayan Glacier Waterkeeper and its 20 Affiliates.  As chair of our Waterkeeper Support Committee that vets new Waterkeeper proposals, Cheryl ...

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