Water

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Damming the Peace

The hidden costs of the Site C Dam

Since the 1970s, the Site C Dam in northeastern British Columbia’s Peace River Valley has been touted by BC Hydro and successive governments as necessary to meet the province’s … 272 View

Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for … 312 View

Overrun

Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species. Politicians, ecologists, and government … 387 View
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To Be A Water Protector

The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. Her new book, To Be a Water Protector: Rise of … 320 View

Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

Taking Water Protection into Public Hands

The Blue Communities Project is dedicated to three primary things: that access to clean, drinkable water is a basic human right; that municipal and community water will be held in public hands; … 161 View
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Forward and Preface

From: Dry Run

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For this book, I’ve chosen to focus on my first love in the professional world, water, a subject to which I devoted a considerable part of my early professional career. With the arrival of … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Introduction

From: Overrun

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In the introduction, the author describes how he first learned about the threat of Asian carp to North American ecosystems. This chapter also provides a brief overview of the introduction of … 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

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Preface

Framing the Shot

From: Damming the Peace

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B.C. filmmaker and photographer Alex Harris shares how she came to document the controversial Site C Dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley. Wroking with a handful of … 9 $0.90 Add
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A Short History of Water

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter you’ll learn a little of the fascinating history of water and civilization and how politics, economics and water have been part of the history of the US, especially of the … 11 $1.10 Add
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Burning Planet

From: Getting to Zero

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Explores the big picture of ongoing global warming, and the lack of impact to date of the Paris Accord. Summarizes the threat to soil, water, and air. 23 $2.30 Add
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In the Beginning

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author explores the history of the Asian carp in North America beginning with its introduction in the mid 20th century. The chapter explores aquaculture in the Mississippi … 33 $3.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Damming the Peace

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In the Introduction, author Wendy Holm describes the Site C dam project in B.C. and summarizes the impacts and effects of the project which are analyzed and critiqued in other chapters of the … 5 $0.50 Add
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Omaa Akiing: Here On Earth

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Winter Count – How to Be Better Ancestors – The Holy Land Is Here – The Month You Remember Me 17 $1.70 Add
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The Fight Against Corporate Control of Water

From: Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

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In this reading, the author provides the background on how she became involved in water activism. She goes on to discuss how government deregulation has allowed corporations to exploit water as a … 30 $3.00 Add