The Center for Water Advocacy is the only non-profit public interest conservation organization which focuses exclusively on the long-term sustainability of water resources for the benefit of fish and wildlife populations, habitat, aesthetics, recreation, subsistence and traditional and cultural activities, throughout Alaska, using the principles of democracy, environmental justice, and sound ecology as our guide.
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Hydroelectric dams are doing more harm than good to emerging economiesLast Updated on 2014-04-19 13:59:28Cost overruns, debt, inflation and harmful consequences make large dams very risky projects, says Oxford University report
Full report: ttp://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/ideas-impact/bt/should-we-build-more-large-dams-actual-costs-hydropower-megaproject-development
Alaska Tribes’ Melting Subsistence RightsLast Updated on 2014-04-18 14:40:41Subsistence foods are distinct from those that line grocery stores’ shelves throughout the United States. Mother Nature offers no guarantee that a particular kind of food will be available on demand. The Food and Drug Administration does not provide quality assurance. To procure, protect, and store subsistence foods throughout the year, Alaska Native subsistence users must use their traditional knowledge.
With permitting bill dead, some provisions may be resurrectedLast Updated on 2014-04-17 15:34:25Earlier this month, lawmakers announced they were killing House Bill 77, saying that emotions had become so inflamed over the permitting bill that it was best left alone. But now, some of its less controversial provisions might be coming back in a different form.