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Officials debate over possible constuction of new dams, reservoirs

SALT LAKE CITY — Water and growth are clashing on Utah’s Capitol Hill.

Water officials and a nonprofit group are squaring off about a proposal that could have a real impact on the Great Salt Lake. 67 more words


Salmon 101: Seven Superstars

Wild salmon require so much work: they need clean water, a bountiful ocean and restraint to ensure that they aren’t fished out of existence. Vigilance, and a small amount of sacrifice — what a drag. 753 more words

Earth & Environment

"Hole-y" parapet

Recently, I’d been on a day-long vacation with friends to the famous fort at Chitradurga and the equally popular Vani Vilas Sagar dam. The dam is not a huge one, but it irrigates all of the surrounding agricultural land. 50 more words

Everyday Stuff

tears for power


forgotten forests-
drowned to shed light on cities
damn, those hydro dams

J M Lysun

Haiku - Poetry

On Borders: Damming the Salween

“Borders are scars on the face of the planet.” – Lyric by Gypsy Punk band Gogol Bordello

As my work with KESAN centers around promoting human rights and environmental protection for Karen villagers along the Thai-Burma border, I’ve been thinking a lot about the role that international borders (and other kinds of physical, metaphorical, or imaginary borders) play in terms of “Nonviolent Ecology.”  An understanding of many injustices perpetrated at and because of borders makes me prone to universally condemn them.  

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The Elm Street dam may go the way of its upstream relative, the dam at Triphammer Falls just off Wapping Road, which was removed in 2011… 188 more words

Town Of Kingston