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More than 50% of US Waterways in “Poor Shape”

A new nationwide survey released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that more than half of America's waterways are in bad shape.The EPA, which sampled 2,000 locales in 2008 and 2009, found that...
Whanganui River

New Zealand’s Whanganui River Receives Legal Voice

A few weeks back, New Zealand signed a preliminary agreement between the Whanganui River and the Crown that made the river a legal entity, giving it a legal voice. Brendan Puketapu, a member of the...
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7 Ways You Can Help Keep Lakes And Rivers Clean And Pollutant Free

Out on vacation, everyone loves sending a picture postcard of a pristine mountain lake to a friend with an inscription like, "Having a great time. Wish you were here." But most of the country's lakes aren't...