Tag: Penobscot River

The Green Buzz: Thursday, November 7

Written by | November 7th, 2013

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Restored rivers, place-based beer, and “Blackfish” all in today’s green news.

  1. Mozambique’s former president is working to curb rhino poaching by eliminating extreme poverty. (Bloomberg)
  2. A huge restoration project has finally freed the Penobscot River for the first time in 200 years. (CBS News)
  3. Craft brewers say something is missing from craft beer: a connection with the landscape. (NPR)
  4. “Blackfish” has exposed the dark side of Sea World, whose stocks are taking a hit. (Market Watch)
  5. Voters in Colorado tell the fracking industry to back off. (Grist)

It’s a Mistake for NGOs Not to Engage with Hydropower Companies

Written by | August 20th, 2013

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Hydropower may be controversial, but NGOs must engage with the hydropower community to ensure the impact is positive, says our managing director of global freshwater.

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.

The Best Dam Holiday Gift Ever

Written by | December 23rd, 2010

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A project that will improve the lives of thousands of people and forever change how we define what’s possible in conservation–it doesn’t get better than this, says our lead scientist.

This Is a Tribute

Written by | July 18th, 2010

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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.

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.

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