Written by Jeff Opperman | October 1st, 2010
Rivers have a way of captivating us. For the Conservancy’s Jeff Opperman, it all started with the creek in his backyard as a child. What sparked your love of rivers? Tell us!
Written by Jeff Opperman | September 8th, 2010
Deltas — they’re not just a Greek letter in a frat house name. Human activity is shrinking river deltas worldwide…which is bad news for humans, says the Conservancy’s Jeff Opperman.
Written by Jeff Opperman | July 26th, 2010
China has historically managed its rivers out of Confucian control rather than Taoist live-and-let-live. But the Conservancy has a plan for the Yangtze that balances the two — along with the needs of people and nature.
Written by Jeff Opperman | July 18th, 2010
What do tribute songs have in common with river conservation? When the original isn’t available, you take the tributaries you can get, says Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman.
Written by Jeff Opperman | May 27th, 2010
Can there be such a thing as a dam that doesn’t ruin nature? Yes — but you have to think BIG, says the Conservancy’s Jeff Opperman.
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 | March 11th, 2010
A new traveling museum exhibit called “Water: H2O = Life” amazes our water blogger Jeff Opperman…with an alternative universe of water-concerned people.