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Archive: Water

10 Aug 2015

With Climate Change, a Terrifying New Normal for Western Firefighters

by DANIEL GLICK AND TED WOOD
In the last two decades, officials in Colorado have watched as massive, months-long wildfires have become a regular occurrence in their state. A Yale Environment 360 video goes onto the front lines with Colorado firefighters who describe what it’s like to continuously confront deadly blazes fueled by a hotter, drier climate. READ MORE

06 Aug 2015

Undamming Rivers: A Chance For New Clean Energy Source

by JOHN WALDMAN AND KARIN LIMBURG
Many hydroelectric dams produce modest amounts of power yet do enormous damage to rivers and fish populations. Why not take down these aging structures, build solar farms in the drained reservoirs, and restore the natural ecology of the rivers? READ MORE

30 Jul 2015

The Wild Alaskan Lands at Stake If the Pebble Mine Moves Ahead

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23 Jul 2015

With Camera Drones, New Tool For Viewing and Saving Nature

by DIANE TOOMEY
Filmmaker Thomas Lennon says camera drones have opened up dramatic new possibilities for seeing the natural world and inspiring the public to protect it. In an e360 interview, he talks about how his drone video from the Delaware River illustrates the potential of this new technology. READ MORE

16 Jul 2015

The High Environmental Cost Of Illicit Marijuana Cultivation

by DIANE TOOMEY
Marijuana growers are ravaging forests in northern California to produce their lucrative crop. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, biologist Mary Power talks about the massive ecological footprint of marijuana growing and why nationwide legalization could help alleviate it. READ MORE

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27 Aug 2015: In Northern Canada Peaks, Scientists Are Tracking Impact of Vanishing Ice

20 Aug 2015: Global Warming Has Worsened California Drought By Roughly 25 Percent

03 Aug 2015: California Has Missed Equivalent Of Full Year of Rain in Ongoing Drought

31 Jul 2015: Severe Droughts Affect Forests And CO2 Storage for Years, Study Shows

30 Jul 2015: Gallery: The Wild Lands at Stake If Alaska’s Pebble Mine Proceeds

29 Jul 2015: Global Population Projected to Reach 11 Billion by 2100, U.N. Estimates

23 Jul 2015: With Camera Drones, New Tool For Viewing and Saving Nature

22 Jul 2015: Algae Could Be Environmentally Friendly Livestock Feed, Research Finds

21 Jul 2015: California Almonds Have Smaller Climate Impact Than Many Foods

16 Jul 2015: Interview: The High Environmental Cost of Illicit Marijuana Cultivation


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