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Deep in Florida, an ‘ecological disaster’ has been reversed—and wildlife is thriving

Much of Florida’s Kissimmee River has been restored to its natural state, a milestone worth celebrating—and learning from.

Concrete river

Concrete river

Today, the L.A. River is at a pivot point. Development, pollution, and poor management are significant threats to the river’s health. Earlier this year the environmental group American Rivers ranked the L.A. River as the 9th most endangered river in the country.

Jonathan Kramer: On the Hudson River, a new model of environmental stewardship

Jonathan Kramer: On the Hudson River, a new model of environmental stewardship

The languishing waterway offers an indispensable lesson for scientists: Environmental problems are human problems.

Bakersfield long-dry Kern River restoration

In Bakersfield, many push for bringing back the flow of the long-dry Kern River

The Kern River cascades from the Sierra Nevada in a steep-sided canyon, coursing through granite boulders, and flows to the northeast side of Bakersfield where it disappears into the sand.

Frank Gehry’s bold plan to upgrade the L.A. River seeks to atone for past injustices

Frank Gehry’s bold plan to upgrade the L.A. River seeks to atone for past injustices

Famed architect Frank Gehry has unveiled a bold plan to transform the river into more than just a concrete flood channel and establish it as an unprecedented system of open space. But there are critics.

5 reasons to rethink the future of dams
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5 reasons to rethink the future of dams

The United States must grapple with a legacy of 90,000 dams, many unsafe or unwanted.
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