Californians will have a rare legislative opportunity to voice opposition to Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project. The California Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee will be holding an important meeting to hear the public’s thoughts on Tuesday, February 28th. Restore the Delta’s goal is to fill the seats and the halls with the voices of people and friends of the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary. The Delta needs as many people as possible to make a powerful statement with […]
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Support the Winnemem Wintu Tribe at the Run4Salmon, “a 300-mile trek that follows the historical journey of the salmon from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the Winnemem (McCloud River) to raise awareness about the policies threatening our waters, our fish, and indigenous lifeways. It’s a dire time in California for wild chinook salmon (Nur) – climate change, giant dam projects and draining rivers for Big Ag irrigation threaten the survival of the keystone keepers of our waters.”
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It’s a dire time for wild Chinook salmon in California. Climate change, dam operations, watershed clear-cuts and the diversion of rivers for irrigation all threaten the survival of this keystone species.
To highlight the peril and demand action, the Winnemem Wintu Tribe and a collective of Indigenous women, activists and allies are embarking on a 300-mile trek from the California Bay Delta to Mt. Shasta, re-creating the upstream swim of the salmon’s return to its native spawning grounds. They are […]
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Nick Buxton is tomorrow’s guest on “Corporations & Democracy” radio, streaming online on KZYX.org starting at 1 p.m. Pacific, 4 p.m. Eastern, and available after that at afdradio.org. Nick is co-editor of The Secure and the Dispossessed – How the military and corporations are seeking to shape a climate-changed world, published last year by Pluto Press. He’ll be talking about how big corporations and the military are already planning to maintain control in the face of the climate crisis. […]
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The “What would the Delta Say? Rights of Nature Tribunal” is coming up at the end of April, but there is still room for participants. The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are required–you can rsvp and learn more about the event here.
What would the Delta Say? Rights of Nature Tribunal
at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center 213 F St. in Antioch, California
Saturday, April 30th 9:30am – 3:30pm
The Tribunal will address nature’s, […]
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Video: Clean Water or Clearcuts for Oregon? Amy Kober of American Rivers in Water Currents on August 27, 2013
Big decisions are looming for management of 2.8 million acres of Oregon’s public forestlands – an area covering the size of more than eight Crater Lake National Parks. Because legislation concerning management of the so-called O&C lands could end up undermining some of our nation’s bedrock environmental laws […]
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On June 6, 2013, from 12pm to 1pm, in Room 127 of the Capitol Building in Sacramento, there will be a chance to learn and discuss how Californians can implement AB 685, which affirmed the Human Right to Water.
The briefing will be based on a report, The Human Right to Water Bill in California: An Implementation Framework for State Agencies, by the UC Berkeley International Human Rights Law Clinic and is sponsored by the Safe Water Alliance.
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