Whales and Sharks Around The Big Apple

Dancing with glee!
Horse Head’s Happy Dance

Back in April 2013, I wrote an article that included information about the once terribly polluted Hudson River in New York State. Now the water near New York City is getting cleaner and the fish are finally returning. Now there are regular sightings of larger fish, like whales and sharks, that are following the food source. This is great news! Read about it here and also, take a look back in time at my April 2013 article, The River Road, Part Two.

For more of my Water series, visit: https://wewerenothing.org/category/water-2/

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Oh, China! Oh, Water!

Extinguished a dolphin species? Check.

Displaced millions of people? Check.

Flooded archaeological sites? Check, check and check.

This is the story of China’s Three Gorges Dam.

Yallahs River valley
Yallahs River valley, Jamaica (photo credit: Claude Fletcher)

This is also the story of water and how we both manage and mismanage it. From Hetch Hetchy, to the Colorado River, on to the Salton Sea and the Yallahs River, what have we lost and what have we gained?

Now comes this, China’s Three Gorges Dam.

For more on my “River series” see my past posts:

The River Road, Part One

The River Road, Part Two

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