Tag: Penobscot dam

Historic Dam Removal to Benefit Nature and People

Written by | June 11th, 2012

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Today’s dam removal along Maine’s Penobscot River proves that smart collaboration can lead to important benefits for both nature and people.

Heart-Healthy Bacon = Environmentally Sustainable Hydropower?

Written by | May 27th, 2010

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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.

World Water Day 2010: A River Runs Through It

Written by | March 22nd, 2010

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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.

The Lessons of ‘Avatar’ for Sustainable Hydropower

Written by | February 23rd, 2010

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Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman discovers a new ending to the script of “Avatar” — and wonders if the Battle for Hometree even needed to be fought.

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