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Island Press Field Notes

By Mary Ann Dickinson / On June 20th, 2017

The EPA's WaterSense program helps communities save water and energy. Why then is President Trump trying to flush the program away?

By Rebecca Wodder / On July 28th, 2016

How to accumulate and leverage social capital to achieve healthy freshwater ecosystems, green infrastructure improvements, and triple-bottom-line benefits.

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By R. Edward Grumbine / On February 14th, 2011

The central government’s seven-year moratorium on dam building in the Nujiang (“Angry River”) watershed is soon to be lifted and China’s last wild river will be wild no more. Last week, the Chinese National Energy Administration announced that hydropower...