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Botany, an Extreme Sport

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2019

Botany, an Extreme Sport

Climbing gear serving plant conservation.

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Chasing Water With Gabions

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Apr

2019

Chasing Water With Gabions

An appropriate river restoration technology.

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Fog

Fog

Fog is ecologically critical for several ecosystems. It is also beautiful.

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Gorgeous Video of a River to Nowhere

Gorgeous Video of a River to Nowhere

As a kid, I always wanted to do this: follow the Colorado River from source to sea. These guys, led by Will Stauffer-Norris, shot a video that let me live that vicariously in three minutes.

It wasn't until I was older that I learned that the magnificent Colorado, the longest river in the west, doesn't make it to the sea. All of its water is used for drinking and irrigation before it reaches the Sea of Cortez.

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