The Cry of the Earth, The Cry of the Poor - Waterkeeper

The Cry of the Earth, The Cry of the Poor

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Summer 2015)

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President’s Letter: Uncommon Heroes Fighting for Our Common Home

  • By: Guest Contributor
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What do poor and indigenous communities in northeast Colombia’s coal-mining regions, African-American and Latino communities in rural North Carolina,...

Back From The Brink

  • By: Ben Goldfarb
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On a drizzly Seattle afternoon – April on the calendar, November in the air – an endless parade of tractor-trailers rolls through a towering green...

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The False Promise of Hydropower

  • By: Gary Wockner
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This article is also available in Spanish. Costa Rica’s wrong-minded hydroelectric policy is contributing to one of the world’s most misunderstood...

La bomba de metano de las hidroeléctricas de la que nadie quiere hablar

  • By: Gary Wockner
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Mientras nos paramos en nuestras tablas y remamos alejándonos de la bahía en Mal País y giramos al sur pasado la rompiente de las olas, pude sentir...

Won’t Back Down: Colombia’s Coal-War Warrior

  • By: Pete Harrison
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This article is also available in Spanish. There is an old saying that dynamite comes in small packages. At just a smidgen over five feet, Bocas de...

No Dara Marcha Atras: La Guerra de la Lucha Contra a Produccion de Carbon en Colombia

  • By: Pete Harrison
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A pesar de los riesgos, Liliana Guerrero, la Waterkeeper y Directora Ejecutiva de la organización no gubernamental Bocas de Ceniza Waterkeeper en la...

What To Do When State Regulation Stinks

  • By: Gray Jernigan
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North Carolina’s Waterkeepers are using the civil rights act to clean up minority communities. Take a drive through eastern North Carolina, and...