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Klamath River

The Big Kill, Part Two

Glen Martin | Posted 06.28.2013 | Green
Glen Martin

Remember what happened on the Klamath River in 2002? You can be forgiven if you've repressed the memory: it was painful in the extreme, particularly ...

Of Little Fish, Cute Mammals, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Glen Martin | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Glen Martin

A recent statement sounded alarms over declining Pacific herring stocks. Why such a big fuss over such tiny fish? As well as constituting the basis for idiosyncratic pizzas, these fish are critical forage for a great number of other marine species.

Razing Dams From the River That Raised Me

Erica Terence | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Erica Terence

The Klamath settlement transcends partisanship and breaks down barriers to help us realize this dream of clean, healthy streams in our watershed. Because, we know just how important it is to have a clean river flowing with huge fish.

Cool off Streamside: Ten Uniquely California Rivers

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

What makes the best summer vacations or a Labor Day escape? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank -- there's no better getaway. Fortunately, dozens of jaw-droppingly beautiful rivers run through the Golden State.

Above the Law

Glen Martin | Posted 09.01.2012 | San Francisco
Glen Martin

Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey sees his purview extending well beyond the pursuit of criminals and scofflaws. Indeed, Lopey has explicitly stated his disinclination to enforce state and federal laws that pertain to environmental protection.

Commentary on Comments: Wolves, Pipelines, and Dams, Oh My

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Everyone has something to say about something these days, on blogs, Twitter and Facebook. All fine and dandy. But there's another way to get heard: by putting your two cents on the record through what's known as the public comment period.

'When The Whale Is In The River, The World Is Out Of Balance'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

By JASON DEAREN and JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press KLAMATH, Calif. (AP) -- Janet Wortman knew something was wrong when she drove by the U.S. Highwa...

Whale Stranded For Months In Northern California River Dies

AP | JEFF BARNARD and JASON DEAREN | Posted 11.08.2011 | San Francisco

KLAMATH, Calif. — In a ceremony screened by tall willows, the Yurok Tribe on Tuesday laid to rest a 45-foot gray whale that had delighted reside...

Researchers Concerned For Safety Of Whale Stranded In NorCal River

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | San Francisco

KLAMATH, Calif. -- Scientists on Wednesday tried to collect gas samples from the blowhole of a 45-foot gray whale stranded in the Klamath River in Nor...

Scare Tactics Fail To Budge Whale Stuck In NorCal River

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | San Francisco

KLAMATH, Calif. -- A female gray whale remains stuck in a Northern California river despite scientists' efforts to nudge the 40-ton mammal seaward wit...

Family Finds Closure After Identifying Tsunami Victim's Body

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 06.13.2011 | Los Angeles

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Jon Weber wants to remember his son peacefully soaking in a hot spring high in the Cascade Range, watching eagles soar overhead, ...

Endangered Species Protection Sought For Dwindling Salmon

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Conservation groups are seeking Endangered Species Act protection for chinook salmon in the Klamath River running from South...

Sold Down the River; Fishers Fight for Healthy Rivers

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

Recent protests in Thailand, Kenya and California have focused attention on the ecological and social risks of dam-building.

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fi...

Dammed Crazy: What Do California's Water Woes Teach Us?

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

Poorer nations looking to California for ideas in dealing with vexing water problems should leapfrog over our tarnished model of destroyed rivers, crumbling infrastructure, and contentious solutions to the mess.

Come Back, Salmon

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

In a huge victory for America's fisheries and rivers, a broad spectrum of environmentalists, utilities, farmers, Native American nations, fishermen, and public agencies agreed to restore 300 miles of salmon grounds.