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Follow the Money

A river runs
through the land
A river not of water
but one of commerce
bountiful resources
productive labor
vast wealth

On the river
on its tributaries… 121 more words


Oroville, Calif., dam tip of the iceberg of failing dams in US

After two weeks that saw evacuations near Oroville, Calif., and flooding in Elko County, Nev., America’s dams are showing their age.

Nearly 2,000 state-regulated high-hazard… 442 more words

Xingu, the clamor coming from the forest in Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival

By Barbara Arisi & Felipe Milanez *

Much to the chagrin of ranchers and agribusiness, one of Rio de Janeiro’s popular samba schools, Imperatriz Leopoldinense, is making visible the terrible consequences of agribusiness and hydropower dams on the Xingu Indigenous Park in this year’s Carnival. 1,731 more words


NJ Condo owners taking donations to bring back Holly Lake

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Another lake bites the dust.

This time, it’s a 10-acre manmade lake in Little Egg Harbor, with a damaged spillway that will cost more than $100,000 to repair. 339 more words


Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

MODESTO, Calif./February 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising …

Sindh People March to Protect Indus River

GUEST BLOG by Muhammad Ali Shah, Dr. Aly Ercelan & Roshan Bhatti

Sindh Peoples Caravan March 1-14, 2017 Protect Our Rivers and Delta 

Across the world the greed of capitalism has created water crises. 1,648 more words