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Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Volume 15, Issue 2 (20th Anniversary Issue, Winter 2020)

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“The Fierce Urgency of Now”

  • By: Marc Yaggi
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Letter from the Executive Director, Marc A. Yaggi. Rashema Ingraham’s grandfather was a fisherman on Bimini, the westernmost of the roughly 700 islands...

Miami Voice | Rachel Silverstein, Miami Waterkeeper

  • By: Ellen Simon
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Rachel Silverstein dives deep to salvage her city’s future. By Ellen Simon. Photos by ©Rose Marie Cromwell, courtesy of Culture Trip. On her...

Hometown Hero | Mbacké Seck, Hann Baykeeper

  • By: Ellen Simon
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

All Mbacké Seck wanted was a clean beach; in the process, he wound up saving his community and leading his country toward a sustainable future. By...

A River Runs Through Him | Megh Ale, Karnali River Waterkeeper

  • By: Gary Wockner
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Megh Ale keeps finding ways to protect Nepal’s last wild river. By Gary Wockner. Photos by ©Sailendra Kharel, courtesy of Culture Trip. For as...

Rashema’s World | Rashema Ingraham, Bimini Coastal Waterkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Rashema Ingraham has always known one thing: that there is nothing more important to her than protecting and preserving her island world. By Lauren...

The Bountiful or the Dammed | Bruno Monteferri, Marañón River Waterkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Bruno Monteferri will do whatever it takes to put an end to the massive scheme to dam, and destroy, the magnificent Marañón River. By Lisa W. Foderaro....

Thames Tamer | Theo Thomas, London Waterkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

London Waterkeeper Theo Thomas is battling to transform London’s iconic waterway into a river fit to swim. By Lisa W. Foderaro. Photos by ©Finn...

Pioneering Journalist, Path Breaking Waterkeeper | Yongchen Wang, Beiyun Waterkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

From Beijing’s littered Beiyun to southeastern China’s pristine and wild Nu, Beiyun Waterkeeper Yongchen Wang is a powerful voice for China’s...

Swamp Kid | Kemp Burdette, Cape Fear Riverkeeper

  • By: Ellen Simon
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Kemp Burdette hopscotched the world, before returning to devote his life to standing up for his hometown river. By Ellen Simon. Photos by ©Colby Katz,...

Rust Remover | Jill Jedlicka, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Jill Jedlicka is leading the way as her region recovers from the toxic legacy of its industrial past and builds a thriving water-based economy. By Lisa...

Jersey Boy | Captain Bill Sheehan, Hackensack Riverkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

For three decades, Captain Bill Sheehan has skillfully steered a movement to clean up and protect his native river and wetlands. By Lisa W. Foderaro....

Culture Trip Presents: Waterkeeper Warriors Across the World | Part 2

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Waterkeeper Warriors, Part 2 of 2

Culture Trip is a travel site and app that celebrates what’s special and unique about places, people, and cultures across the globe. With an international...