18 Apr '13, 9pm

The Colorado River named most endangered river in America [Video]

The Colorado River —The Most Endangered River in America 2013 from Peter McBride on Vimeo . American Rivers released their report on the most endangered rivers in the states . At the top of the list is, sadly, one of the most iconic and beautiful rivers: The Colorado. Amy Kober writes on National Geographic's NewsWatch , "Outdated water management across the basin is inadequate to respond to the pressures of over-allocation and persistent drought. According to the Bureau of Reclamation’s Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study (December 2012), there is not enough water in the Colorado River to meet the basin’s current water demands, let alone support future demand increases. Scientists predict climate change will reduce the Colorado River’s flow by 10 to 30 percent by 2050." In response to this terrible mismanagement, or simply abuse of the Colorado River is a b...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/colorado-river...

Tweets

Outdated Management, Drought Threaten Colorado ...

e360.yale.edu 17 Apr '13, 3pm

17 Apr 2013: Outdated Management, Drought Threaten Colorado River, Report Says Drought, mismanagement, and over-exploitati...

Mother Dog and Her Puppy Saved by American Diplomat Near Congo River

Mother Dog and Her Puppy Saved by American Dipl...

care2.com 19 Apr '13, 12am

Six years ago, while serving as a U.S. diplomat in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, I spotted a small, giant-eared,...

Orient-Express Introduces New River Cruiser in Myanmar - #Luxury #Travel #Myanmar

Orient-Express Introduces New River Cruiser in ...

luxurytravelmagazine.com 19 Apr '13, 3pm

Myanmar has emerged as one of the hottest travel destinations in the world this year and is celebrated as a mysterious and...

Announcing America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2013. Let's work together to protect them

Announcing America’s Most Endangered Rivers of ...

americanrivers.org 17 Apr '13, 5am

Today, American Rivers and our partners at Nuestro Rio, Protect the Flows, Save the Colorado and the National Young Farmer...

Yangtze porpoise down to 1,000 animals as world's most degraded river may soon claim another extinction

Yangtze porpoise down to 1,000 animals as world...

news.mongabay.com 16 Apr '13, 4pm

Over 30 Yangtze porpoises found dead in China as population nears extinction (05/01/2012) Six years after the Yangtze rive...

In an absolutely terrible move, I have named my...

railstips.org 18 Apr '13, 8pm

In a moment of either genius or delirium I decided to name my newest project after myself. Why? Well, here is the story wh...

Astonishing images of yesterday's Chicago flood from @NRDCSwitchboard

Astonishing images of yesterday's Chicago flood...

switchboard.nrdc.org 19 Apr '13, 5pm

Take a look (you can enlarge the images by clicking on them). This is the confluence of the main branch of the Chicago Riv...

Boom 3 more of the 19 different coffees we got from @fincaargentina this year

Boom 3 more of the 19 different coffees we got ...

hasbean.co.uk 19 Apr '13, 12pm

El Salvador Finca Argentina Cascara £4.00 Cascara is the dried fruit from the coffee 'cherry',the seed of which is the cof...