Large Dams “Highly Correlated” with Poor Water Quality

Large Dams “Highly Correlated” with Poor Water Quality

Inter Press Service, News Report, Carey L. Biron, Posted: Sep 01, 2014

The presence of large dams came along with findings of poor water quality, including high levels of mercury and trapped sedimentation, according to a new report.


Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 30, 2014

The San Francisco Bay Area has less than a fifth of the state’s total population, but has nearly half of the assets of all the state’s nonprofits.


Let’s Keep ISIS in Perspective


Lobelog, Commentary, Wayne White, Posted: Aug 29, 2014

The beheading of James Foley sparked a surge of gloom, doom, and hype among senior U.S. officials and within the media at large, writes one commentator.


Silver Lining: Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in America


New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Aug 28, 2014

Amidst all the hell breaking loose in Ferguson, here is one more old scab to pick at – immigrant-black tensions in small towns and inner cities.


For Freelancers, Growing Opportunity and Risk


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 27, 2014

The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley by ISIS militants highlights the growing dangers that freelance reporters covering conflict zones face.


Ferguson Opened the Door to a Discussion of Black Equality


The Root , News Analysis, Joseph Paniele, Posted: Aug 27, 2014

Notions of black equality travel through both historical and contemporary terrain that Americans are loath to discuss. Until now.


Grow Your Own “Unretirement” - Minnesota Hmong on the Farm


PBS Next Avenue/New America Media, News Feature, Chris Farrell , Posted: Aug 27, 2014

Part of the retire-to-farm movement, immigrants are carving out a new life for themselves and their families,


No Environmental Refugees in Napa After the Quake


New America Media, First Person, Mary Jo McConahay, Posted: Aug 26, 2014

There would be no severely displaced, no massive numbers of environmental refugees in Wine Country.


Ferguson Through the Eyes of a Reporter Who Covered the L.A. Riots


New America Media/South Kern Sol, Commentary, Leonel Martinez , Posted: Aug 26, 2014

Ferguson was all too similar to what I experienced in 1992, when I covered the Los Angeles Riots as a newspaper reporter, writes one commentator.


Fresno’s Recyclers Come Out of the Shadows


New America Media/ The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Colby Tibbet, Keirra Woods and Keishaye Woods, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Every morning Mike Rhyne walks his shopping cart through Fresno to collect bottles, cans, and other recyclables.

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