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Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

Volume 14, Issue 2 (Summer 2018)

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Making Waves in Humboldt Bay

  • By: Lesley Adams
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

By Lesley Adams, Senior Organizer, Western U.S.   In late 2017 Humboldt Baykeeper rode a tidal wave of Clean Water Act victories aimed at reducing...

People Before Swine Barons

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

Waterkeeper Alliance’s “Pure Farms, Pure Waters” campaign has long drawn attention to the negative effects of concentrated animal feeding operations...

Fighting for the “Nation’s River”

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

By Emily Franc, Vice President, Development/Philanthropy, Potomac Riverkeeper Network George Washington could have built his home anywhere on the Eastern...

Along the Great Nile, Alternatives to Too Much Hydropower

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

By Sharon Khan, Recruiting Director, and Gabrielle Segal, Office Manager. The Nile, the world’s longest river, is vital to the survival of over 300...

Ban to Clear Baltimore Harbor of Foam Food Containers

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

Soon, the only foam in troubled Baltimore Harbor will be sea foam thanks, in large part, to the work of the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program of...

After 20 Years, Threats Endure, and So Does the Mobile Baykeeper

  • By: Mobile Baykeeper
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

By Hanlon Walsh, Communications Director, Mobile Baykeeper It has been raining for two days, and the sewers across the city of Mobile, Alabama, have...

The Little Patrol Boat that Changed the World

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

Hudson Riverkeeper was the world’s first Waterkeeper Organization. Commercial and recreational fishermen founded it as the Hudson River Fishermen’s...

Ghostbusting in San Francisco Bay

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

The “Ghost Fleet of Suisun Bay”– the decaying military ships that poisoned the San Francisco Bay ecosystem for 40 years – is finally gone, as...

Who is Waterkeeper Alliance? | Miami Waterkeeper

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

over 2.5 million square miles of watersheds 44 countries more than 300 waterways Miami Waterkeeper’s mission is to defend, protect, and preserve South...

Let Our Rivers Run Free

  • By: Marc Yaggi
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

A Global Look at How Dams are Destroying our Waterways Letter from the executive director, Marc Yaggi A global look at how dams are destroying our...

Healing Waters

  • By: Carol Parenzan
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

Six Pennsylvania inmates learn to look at the natural world like a Waterkeeper, and to change their lives in the process. By Carol Parenzan, Middle...

Picturing the Sundarbans, a Region in Crisis

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Our Lives Cannot be Measured in Megawatts

Photos and text by Lynne Buchanan The Sundarbans (translated from Bengali as “beautiful forest) is a region along the Bay of Bengal in India and...