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Indian Tribes in the Pacific Northwest are using real time data to monitor and support salmon populations on rivers impacted by water and power infrastructure along with the region's ongoing drought.
3 days ago   Northwest Treaty Tribes
Keystone Crossroads has produced an interactive series about Pennsylvania's urban waterfronts. A storymap and in-depth reporting provide waterfront access from afar.
Aug 12, 2015   Keystone Crossroads
American Rivers' list of the "Most Endangered" U.S. rivers provides an annual reminder of the abuse waterways bear in the name of the country's economy and culture.
Apr 7, 2015   American Rivers
"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." -Heraclitus, as quoted by Plato in Cratylus.
Feb 6, 2015   Vox
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