Written by Jeff Opperman | March 22nd, 2010
Monday was World Water Day — celebrate by learning more about the importance of water for our livelihoods…and how you can act on that knowledge.
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 26th, 2009
While those who work in freshwater conservation frequently (and understandably) emphasize the daunting array of threats to aquatic ecosystems, Thanksgiving seems a good time to reflect on reasons for optimism and, well, gratitude. I live near Cleveland, a city that since the 1960s has been known primarily for sports heartbreaks and the rather incongruous event […]
Written by Rob McDonald | July 16th, 2009
The Amtrak train sits idle in the station, as the passengers alternately make cell phone calls from the platform or drink warm beer from their seats. There’s a gas leak ahead along the tracks in Baltimore, and the whole Northeast rail corridor is shut down. Coming on the heels of the June crash in the […]