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Announcing our 2020 Terry Backer Award Winners

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Terry Backer, the first Long Island Soundkeeper, was — and remains — one of our movement’s most iconic activists: Spirited, determined, charismatic,...

New Normal Is Not Normal for Our Rivers

  • By: Gomti River Waterkeeper
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By Venkatesh Dutta, Gomti River Waterkeeper Many people living close to the riverbanks in the Ganga Basin, including the Gomti River, believe that there...

Waterkeepers Offer Hope, Diversion, Grocery Pickups

  • By: Ellen Simon
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When pandemic headlines read, “The Sky is Falling,” it seems like an awkward time to remind your supporters of the work you do, and the ways they can...

For Time Indoors | More Waterkeeper Content!

  • By: Julia Widmann
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Wondering how you can stay in the fight for clean water from indoors?  If you can, consider donating to your local Waterkeeper. Nonprofits depend on events...

Our Work Continues

  • By: Ellen Simon
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In the face of the global coronavirus pandemic, Waterkeeper Alliance is making plans to continue our important mission-driven work, strengthening and supporting...

Taking on River Encroachers in India

  • By: Ellen Simon
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Update: Mid Upper Yamuna Waterkeeper notched a victory in this fight on March 5, when a court halted construction on encroached sites until demarcation...

Planting Trees and Building Pathways to Make the Betwa a River Again

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Tenzing Syelneon, Waterkeeper Alliance volunteer Rajendra Veer Singh Chauhan, the Lower Betwa Riverkeeper, was born in the small village of Ujneri,...

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Mahaweli River Waterkeeper Plants Orange Groves to Protect Elephants, and People, in Sri Lanka

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Tenzing Syelneon, Waterkeeper Alliance volunteer In the ancient tale of Ramayana, a bedtime story for every Hindu and Buddhist child, the demon king...

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How the Clean Water War is Won: Waterkeeper Alliance and Culture Trip Introduce “Waterkeeper Warriors”

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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The Waterkeeper Warriors campaign features photography of waterways around the world and the Waterkeepers who defend them, with stories voiced by Alec...

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3 Projects Making Strides in Human Health and Education

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Georgia Lambrakis, Waterkeeper Alliance intern As we reflect on 20 years of our fight for drinkable, fishable, swimmable water, we celebrate the strides...

13 Restoration Successes

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Georgia Lambrakis, Waterkeeper Alliance intern As Waterkeeper Alliance celebrates 20 years of fighting for drinkable, fishable, swimmable water, we’re...

Earth Day: Our Growing Water Crisis and the Water Warriors Fighting it

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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When millions of people flooded the streets 49 years ago for the first Earth Day, they were making a path, a path that thousands of local activists have...

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20 Years of Clean Water Wins

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Today, on World Water Day, I can’t help but reflect on the billions of people around the world without access to clean and safe water. But there’s...

India’s East Kali River to Receive Revival Work

  • By: East Kali River Waterkeeper
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By Raman Kant, East Kali River Waterkeeper East Kali River is the main tributary of the national holy Ganga. After originating from Muzaffarnagar district...

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The Green New Deal: What Does it Mean for Water?

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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By Marc Yaggi and Gabrielle Segal With 2018 being the fourth-hottest year on record, and 18 of the 19 warmest years on record having occurred since 2001,...

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In Awe of the Women of Waterkeeper Alliance

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By April Seymore, Executive Officer of Port Phillip EcoCentre/Port Phillip Baykeeper Feature image: The author (second from left) aboard the SV Pelican...