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Restore the Kinnickinnic River Through Dam Removal ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: rivers, environment, protection, dams, destruction, nature )

- 403 days ago -
Two dams disrupt a full mile of the Kinnickinnic River in the heart of River Falls, Wisconsin, which in the absence of the dams would feature a beautiful drop with over 70 vertical feet of cascades and waterfalls.
Stop the Dams. Keep the Mura River Flowing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, dams, protection, wildlife )

- 441 days ago -
More than 31 miles of valuable Mura River stretches are projected to be dammed by eight hydropower damsâEUR"affecting over 17,000 acres of wetlands and threatening vulnerable wildlife and local livelihoods.
Say NO to a New Dam on the Bear River ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, destruction, rivers, dams )

- 449 days ago -
The Bear River, a tributary of the Feather River in CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Sierra Nevada Mountains, is threatened by a proposed 275-foot dam that would flood six miles of free-flowing river that are vital to the local community.
Hydropower Dams Are Creating Wildlife Wastelands
Environment  (tags: dams, hydropower, animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection )

- 1079 days ago -
Islands created by large dam reservoirs are no refuge for biodiversity, scientists warn.
Success for Sarawak Tribes as Dam Shelved
Environment  (tags: activism, uncontacted tribes, Amazon, indigenous rights, dams, environment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, politics, world, wildlife )

- 1226 days ago -
The Baram dam, which would would have flooded 20,000 tribal people from their homes in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, has been shelved following years of protest.
The Hydropower Methane Bomb No One Wants to Talk About
Environment  (tags: methane gases, organic material, dams, hydro electric power, greenhouse gas, hydropower )

- 1316 days ago -
Studies indicate that in tropical environments and high-sediment areas, where organic material is highest, dams can release more greenhouse gas than coal-fired power plants.
Indigenous People in Brazil's Amazon --Crushed By the Belo Monte Dam?
Environment  (tags: development, Amazon, indigenous rights, dams, protection, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 1404 days ago -
Ethnocide, the new accusation leveled against the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, brings to light deeper underlying aspects of the conflicts and controversies unleashed by megaprojects in BrazilâEUR(TM)s Amazon rainforest.
Support Removing the Four Lower Snake River Dams to Save the Southern Resident Killer Whales From Being Dammed to Extinction !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, whales, dams )

- 1422 days ago -
It is time for Congress to authorize removal of the four lower Snake River dams. Please join us in calling for Congress to pass legislation to remove these concrete barriers to the orcasâEUR(TM) continued survival.
BRAZIL: Dams or Indigenous Land: The Battle Over the Munduruku Frontier
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, world, indigneous rights, dams, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, politics, wildlife )

- 1548 days ago -
The Munduruku indigenous tribe have begun to mark out the limits of their land, in an action that could halt the giant São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the apple of the Brazilian government's eye
The Mekong River Means Life: Stop the Don Sahong Dam PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, dams )

- 1588 days ago -
The Mekong River is the mother of all rivers, providing life-sustaining resources to millions of people. However the future of the Mekong River and her people are in jeopardy.
Don't Flood Our Forests and History PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, dams, habitat, protection )

- 1612 days ago -
Proponents of the lake are trying to sell this destructive project by saying it would provide drinking water, but the United States Geological Survey has said that there is absolutely no need to dam the Boga Lusa as long as our underground drinking water
If You
Environment  (tags: dams, salmon run, salmon migration, Washington State, Elwha River, environment, forests, habitat, water, trees, Sustainabililty, world )

- 1681 days ago -
All dams were finally removed from the Elwha River in Washington State. After 120 years, the salmon have returned. Story has 2 videos. Apologies to all, I resign from monster research.. Scaring myself too much. Here is a natural wonder story.
Tell President Obama to Retire Deadbeat Dams ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, dams, destruction, protection, habitat )

- 1698 days ago -
Communities in nearly every state are choosing to remove high-cost, low-value dams to restore rivers, recover fish stocks, revitalize waterfronts, improve quality of life and render watersheds more resilient to climate change.
Drowned Tropical Forests Add to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: dams, hydroelectric energy, habitatdestruction, greenhouse gases, methane, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, humans, protection, water, world )

- 1712 days ago -
New scientific data supports the belief that methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides.
Ask Oregon Fish and Wildlife to Fund Removal of High Priority Fish Barriers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, dams, protection, wildlife )

- 1826 days ago -
There is a lot of momentum behind this project that would significantly benefit salmon and other anadromous species in the Rogue Basin. Landowners have signed agreements to allow access to their property for the removal of these dams, some money has

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