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Safeguarding the Karnali River

Nepal's last free-flowing river is threatened by a massive dam

Megh Ale (pronounced “Ah-lay”) is a patient man. His eyes twinkle, the corners almost always turned up into a soft smile. He used to be a monk before he started his rafting, adventure travel, and river conservation endeavors. Patience is a virtue…
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by: Gary Wockner – January 26, 2017

Could Geothermal Reservoirs Under Salton Sea Save the Colorado River?

Untapped resource could replace power generated at Glen Canyon Dam

President Obama made a historic announcement Wednesday, saying that the federal government is considering investing in the geothermal power in the rock formations under the Salton Sea in Southern California. Considered to be "the most powerful geothermal reservoirs in the world," the…
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by: Gary Wockner – September 2, 2016

Fort Collins to Vote on Fracking Ban Today

Final vote on this controversial issue is being made with no public input, say watchdog groups

Today, the Fort Collins City Council will once again discuss, and potentially vote on, the extremely controversial issue of banning fracking in Fort Collins. Photo by Brent_KS/FlickrIn March, the city council passed a ban on fracking. But three weeks later, in a…
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by: Gary Wockner – April 23, 2013


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