Water

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Sovereign Science

Instead of relying on governments, Indigenous scientists and allies gather water quality data themselves.

  • 02/28/2022
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Preserving Land to Protect Water

As conservationists like to say, we are “moving the needle.”

  • 10/27/2021
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Liz Dodson: Creativity Around Water Rights

Today, women from all geographies, cultures, and traditions are grappling with the questions and challenges of what must be done to sustain water of the world.

  • 08/24/2021
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Protecting Habitat of All People

The first time Karlyn Eckman (who uses any pronouns) was featured in Minnesota Women’s Press, in 2007, they were working

  • 08/18/2021
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Betsy Damon: Defender of Water

“Everyone is still embedded in the false idea that they will always have access to lots of water.”

  • 08/04/2021
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The Wisdom of Nature

In her poignant memoir “Watershed”, Ranea Lenor Hanson points out that Minnesota is an apex whose rivers flow north to Hudson Bay, east through the Great Lakes, and south to the Gulf of Mexico. I rather enjoy the concept of our state being central to three directions. For me, it is a reminder that wherever you are in our state, there are three places you can flow.

  • 06/25/2021
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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/25/2021
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Storying the Mississippi

Introduction written by Kristy Ornelas For the majority of my life, the faces I saw recreating and educating on the

  • 06/25/2021
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Ecolution: The Rights of Nature

As a speaker of Ojibwemowin (the Ojibwe language) explains in the upcoming June issue of Minnesota Women’s Press, “the nuances

  • 05/05/2021
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Tania Aubid, Water Protector

When they took down the trees, to me that is an act of genocide. That is a declaration of war against the Ojibwe — to push this pipeline through.

  • 03/25/2021
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Lobbying for Urban Environmental Justice

How one North Minneapolis woman is tackling city development around water waste, building awareness about consumer choices, and encouraging biking as transportation

  • 06/24/2020
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The Simplicity of Our Complex Ecosystem

Kate Brauman’s enthusiastic description of the work she has devoted her career to is deceptively simple: “Much of my life is focused on this: If you put stuff in the water, you end up with stuff in the water.”

  • 03/24/2020