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crazy or not: river soldier swims the columbia

I drive past hydroelectric and irrigation dams and see the hundreds of miles of slack water piled up behind them. I think about how crazy it is that the Columbia is no longer a river. Harnessed with 14 dams, it has become a series of computer-controlled lakes that have buried…

hudson river swim for clean water

Christopher, along with all of us on the swim crew, knew that aliens and economic theories were not the problem. The problem was – and is – a tangled web in which the fingerprints of humanity play an intricate part…”   by nicole bowmer   Long before my entrance onto…