In 20 years, dam removal has gone from a "fringe notion" to "wide acceptance." National Geographic explains how and why this sea change occurred.
Jan 28, 2015 National Geographic
Tubers and tourists had their right to litter protected by a district judge in Texas. What they got as a result was…a lot more litter.
Jul 11, 2014 New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung
Move over Panama Canal, there’s another waterway that connects one side of the continent to the other. These waters part ways in Wyoming.
Apr 23, 2014 Sploid
A voluntary program of incentives for land owners along the two rivers in Oregon, the Mckenzie River east of Eugene and the Rogue River near Medford, provides incentives for maintaining natural conditions along the river bed.
Mar 11, 2014 KUOW
A new study conducted by the EPA shows that 55 percent of the nation's rivers are in "poor" condition, and only 21 percent are rated as "good" and "healthy biological communities." Farm and industrial pollution are to blame.
Mar 28, 2013 The Atlantic Wire
Pollution is threatening the structural integrity of the Taj Mahal, prompting local officials to scramble for ways to preserve the historic site.
Sep 1, 2011 Smithsonian
This <em>Kickstarter</em> campaign is hoping to raise money to build a floating pool in the waters around New York City that use and filter river water to provide a public swimming facility.
Jun 18, 2011 Kickstarter
Two architects submit a plan to Mexico City planners that includes bringing the Río Piedad back to life and revitalizing the city with green public spaces along its waters.
Jun 3, 2011 The New York Times
By analyzing maps and topographical information, this post from <em>Data Pointed</em> shows how the Mississippi River is likely to change course and head towards lower ground.
May 25, 2011 Data Pointed
Plans to use western rivers to transport oil production equipment are butting against environmentalists' concerns over endangered salmon.
Feb 22, 2011 The New York Times