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The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers

7 Sep

    Industrial civilization and the living planet don’t mix; the former is destroying the latter. A recent article from Summit Daily details one of the threats; to rivers in Colorado and the Southwest.  Join Deep Green Resistance in working to help all rivers run free.   The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers Gary […]

Colorado’s water plan: an end to mega projects?

28 Jul

Apparently, Colorado has a new water plan. Plans are good. This is cold comfort, though, given that the plan only addresses new ‘supply projects’.  We know the Colorado River is already 100% allocated (a tiny bit of industrial civilization insanity in and of itself); this article, from High Country News, projects an additional 5 million residents […]

Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks

8 Jul

I guess you could file this under “No Shit”. Regardless of whether drought occurs, over-allocation and the cancerous growth that is industrial civilization would create the same shortages. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest have declared water preservation and justice as our primary focus for activism. Will you join us in dismantling the systems […]

The Drying of the Colorado River Basin

1 Jul

Perhaps more than any other area of North America, the American Southwest faces water shortages, just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces both owe their existence to industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe and view the preservation of our natural water supplies and systems, and the […]

Bushwhacked: Tamarisk, a water-guzzling alien, is wreaking havoc in the West

9 May

How many ways can people screw up when trying to bend the landbase to their will? The following story by Pam Zubeck of the Colorado Springs Independent starts to add them up. Bring your calculator. By Pam Zubeck @PZubeck Tamarisk’s frothy branches of pink and green embellish creeks and river banks — a haze of […]