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The Alamosa River Returns to Life

Volume 14, Issue 1 (Winter 2018)

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Even Near-Pristine Bhutan Needs Waterkeepers

  • By: Marc Yaggi
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

The Kingdom of Bhutan possesses incredible natural resources, such as rushing waters, green-forested land and crisp mountain air. And an ethic of natural-resource...

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Rafael Chambers: a Sad Loss for Waterkeepers and a Lasting Legacy for Ecuador

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

Rafael Chambers, Guayllabamba Waterkeeper and a beacon of boundless optimism, passed away on September 17, 2017 at age 88, in Quito, Ecuador. He will...

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Victory in Victoria: the Yarra River Protection Act

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

On September 21st the Yarra River Protection Bill (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron in the language of the Wurundjeri people) passed the Legislative Council,...

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A Broad and Rapid Response to Harvey’s Catastrophic Attack

  • By: Pete Nichols
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

New Bayou City Waterkeeper Jordan Macha isn’t likely to forget her first day on the job. It was the day in August that Hurricane Harvey’s fury arrived...

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Pay to View Public Records? No, Say North Carolina’s Waterkeepers

  • By: Will Hendrick
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

James Madison once wrote, “A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy;...

Pearl Riverkeeper Abby Braman’s Trashy Story

  • By: Bart Mihailovich
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

Every Waterkeeper has a unique story about what brought him or her to the Waterkeeper movement, but it’s unlikely that any prior to Abby Braman’s...

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Washington’s Waterkeepers Stop Monster Coal Terminal Dead in Its Tracks

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

In September, the Washington Department of Ecology denied a fundamental water-quality permit for the proposed Millennium coal-export facility at Longview...

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Color Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper an Even Deeper Blue

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

In 2016, Waterkeeper Magazine shared the story of the Buffalo River’s recovery. Entitled “From Rust to Blue,” the article gave a detailed account...

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Who Is Waterkeeper Alliance? | Qiantang River Waterkeeper

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

Qiantang River Waterkeeper was founded by Zhejiang province’s first and largest environmental NGO—Green Zhejiang—as a water protection project....

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Letter from the Executive Director, Marc Yaggi: Announcing “Project Osiris”

  • By: Marc Yaggi
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

A 20-Year Plan to Protect and Restore the World’s Waters Pollution, diversion and drought have triggered a global water crisis that will be the central...

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Environmental Activism in the Age of Trump

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

An Interview with Puget Soundkeeper Chris Wilke. Chris Wilke is the Soundkeeper and executive director of Seattle-based Puget Soundkeeper. In this frank...

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Yes, States CAN Protect Their Waterways From Pipelines

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

U.S. court rules that state agency has final say on Constitution Pipeline’s threat to water quality. The number of pipeline projects across the United...

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Citizens at the Ramparts

  • By: Pete Harrison
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By Pete Harrison, former Staff Attorney and U.S. Coal Campaign Coordinator at Waterkeeper Alliance, current Staff Attorney at Earthjustice Landmark...

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Take Me to the River

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • The Alamosa River Returns to Life

By Lesley Adams, Senior Organizer, Western U.S., and Kate Hudson, Advocacy Coordinator, Western U.S. Photos by Jason Houston Read in Chinese/中文版...