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Waterkeeper Warriors

20th Anniversary Issue, Part 1 of 2

Waterkeeper Magazine puts readers on the front lines of the planetary environmental crisis. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Waterkeeper Alliance, we’re showcasing 20 Waterkeeper Warriors over two issues. These amazing women and men are at the heart of a global movement of more than 300 Waterkeeper groups who have dedicated their lives to protecting clean water and irreplaceable water sources for nearly a billion people on six continents.

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Our Campaigns

Pure Farms, Pure Waters

62 Updates

Clean Water Defense

85 Updates

Clean and Safe Energy

187 Updates


Little River in Alabama, up for a Wild and Scenic designation.

Keep Little River Wild: Waterkeeper Alliance Supports a Wild and Scenic Designation for Alabama’s Little River

Angie and Bill Shugart have devoted much of their lives to sharing and preserving the beauty of the unique Little River, which flows through the mountains of northeast Alabama. They founded Little River Waterkeeper in 2012 with the mission “to foster and protect the pristine resource through education, awareness and monitoring,” and since 2008 they’ve ...

little colorado river

Conservationists Intervene in Ludicrous Effort to Dam the Little Colorado River Half a Mile from the Grand Canyon

Today a coalition of conservation organizations sought intervention and opposed preliminary permits for a series of new dams and reservoirs on the Little Colorado River just a few thousand feet from the Grand Canyon. Earthjustice is representing Save the Colorado, the Grand Canyon Trust, the Sierra Club, Living Rivers, Waterkeeper Alliance, and WildEarth Guardians in ...

Florida Officials Urged to Set Standards to Protect People, Wildlife From Harmful Algal Blooms

Nine conservation groups sent a letter today urging Florida officials to set water-quality standards for the harmful toxins in algal blooms.  The groups are calling on the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to establish legal limits for cyanotoxins that pose severe health risks to people and wildlife. The standards will help notify the public when ...

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