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Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Volume 13, Issue 2 (Summer 2017)

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A Summit Amid the Himalayan Summits, Where More Waterkeepers Arise

  • By: Sharon Khan
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

When a devastating earthquake shook Nepal in April 2015 and took more than 8,000 lives, Bagmati River Waterkeeper Mausam Khanal, Megh Ale (now the Karnali...

In Zheijang Province, It’s the Year of No Pig-Waste

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Zheng Dong, a staffer at Qiantang River Waterkeeper, typically works long hours patrolling the waterways of Quzhou City in Zhejiang Province, China....

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The Curse of Plastic Ocean Waste Now Part of the Cure

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Much of the natural beauty around it remains intact but the town of Santa Teresa is no longer the undiscovered surfer’s paradise.  Located near the...

At Lake George, Putting a “LID” on “Largest Water-Quality Problem”

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

When it rains on an urban landscape, it pours – pours a toxic mixture of Valvoline, Weed-be-Gone, Miracle-Gro, tire-dust, Lucky Strikes, dog poop...

In Montana, Waterkeeper Acts Against That Blooming Algae

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Upper Missouri Waterkeeper settled a lawsuit in March that will provide more information on and further study of the growing problem of toxic algae...

At Last, EPA Outlines Plan for Willamette River Superfund Site

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

By Travis Williams, Willamette Riverkeeper On January 6th, the U.S. EPA released its “record of decision” for the Willamette River’s Portland...

Texas Billionaires Abandon Alaskan Coal-Mine Project

  • By: Lesley Adams
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Alaska is blessed with wild and spectacular natural amenities, but logging, mining and other extractive industries have long taken a toll on its landscape...

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Alabamans Now Free to Challenge Coalmine Owners

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Alabama citizens can now challenge decisions by the Alabama Surface Mining Commission without risking financial ruin. Thanks to the settlement of a...

Louisiana Pipeline Oversight Gets Grade of Zero

  • By: Bart Mihailovich
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

A Waterkeeper fighting a pipeline in their watershed, and urging the Army Corps to deny a permit, is a story we’ve heard many times before.  But...

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After Miami Disaster, Army Corps Will Re-evaluate Port Everglades Dredging

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Miami Waterkeeper has agreed to put a temporary hold on its lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to expand Port Everglades and...

Letter from the President, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: Horsemen of the Apocalypse

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Not long ago, the legendary economist Amory Lovins showed me two photos, taken 10 years apart, of the New York City Easter Parade. A 1903 shot looking...

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Waterkeeper Bahamas: Who is Waterkeeper Alliance?

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

  Waterkeepers Bahamas is committed to preserve and protect the Bahamian environment through proactive policy change, education, legal action and...

La Afrenta de Los Desechos Plásticos en Entornos Marinos: Hoy en Día Parte de la Solución

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

Mucha de la belleza natural que lo rodea permanece intacta, pero el pueblo de Santa Teresa ha dejado de ser el paraíso sin descubrir de los surfistas....

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Coastal Alabama on their Minds

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

By Hanlon Walsh, communications coordinator at Mobile Baykeeper Founded by persons of property, expanded by disaster, Mobile Baykeeper is an improbable...

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New Hampshire’s Great Bay

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

By Laurie O’Reilly An estuary with big problems and new hopes. With its breathtaking panoramas and diverse habitats of salt marsh, mudflats, rocky...

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End of the Line for Northwest Coal Trains

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

By Tyee Bridge Waterkeepers in the Pacific Northwest win the fight against coal export. The Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve—Xwe’chieXen in the...

River Warrior

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

By Nathan Senge A conversation with Hao Xin, China’s Qiantang River Waterkeeper. Recently I met with China’s Qiantang River Waterkeeper Hao Xin...

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From Drought to Deluge: Lessons from California for a Resilient Water Future

  • By: Sara Aminzadeh
  • Saving Nepal’s Last Wild River

By Sara Aminzadeh, executive director, California Coastkeeper Alliance California’s Waterkeepers lead the effort to make water conservation a way...

Saving the Wild Karnali

  • By: Gary Wockner
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Story and photos by Gary Wockner, Poudre Waterkeeper In the shadow of a massive dam proposal, Nepal’s Waterkeepers take to the water to save Nepal’s...