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High Country News
26 May 2016
Centre, Colorado, United States
An over-taxed basin in Colorado is getting its water use under control through the sub-district project, an innovative user-led solution for solving water problems.
High Country News
26 May 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
New Mexico adapts an innovative forestry idea from Quito, Ecuador, to prevent unpredictable and untamable forest fires. The application of this idea, called the Rio Grande Water Fund, raises money around the Rio Grand...
2 May 2016
Portland, Oregon, United States
Throughout the city of Portland, there is moss growing in urban trees. When scientists began studying its growth, they were able to not only detect a citywide air pollution problem, but also pinpoint the origin of it ...
9 November 2015
Okanogan, Washington, United States
In different regions of the United States, beavers are considered a predatory pest and have been subjected to lethal trapping by Wildlife Services. However, Methow Valley in Washington has initiated a project that sa...
24 November 2014
Shepherd, Montana, United States
Clean water and healthy ecosystems are becoming increasingly difficult to come by. With floating islands and other inventions, eco-entrepreneur Bruce Kania thinks that biomimicry - such as reconstructing wetlands and ...
13 August 2014
Missoula, Montana, United States
Under 800 Words
Many wildlife are killed each year as they are hit by cars when crossing highways. Montana built crossing structures over high risk sections of highways, such as grass covered tunnels, for animals to cross safely and ...
19 November 2012
Colorado, United States
Over 3000 Words
After controversy over the removal wild horse populations, the Bureau of Land Management was tasked with the order of protecting wild horse populations. After years of protection, however, the wild horse population ha...
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