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Controversial Marcellus Shale Gas Pipeline Threatens Delaware River Basin and Rural Communities in the Northeast

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“Have you heard about the pipeline?” From the Marcellus Shale in the Appalachian basin in Pennsylvania, where the fracked gas boom is in full force, to Trenton, New Jersey, just south of Washington's Crossing––where, on December 25, 1776, General George Washington and his troops made their famous crossing and launched the Battle of Trenton––the question moved from neighbor to neighbor in the communities along the pristine upper reaches of the Delaware River, one of the healthiest watersheds in the United States.

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Down on Honey Brook Farm

Honey Brook Farm Wild River talks to Sherry Dudas, Farm Planner for the largest Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) initiative in the United States.

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East of Aquatic Eden and into the Desert

stocke-conservation-circle The Baja Peninsula separating the Pacific Ocean from the Sea of Cortés is a forbidding place if you don’t respect her ways.  Those of us who fall in love with her landscape - mountain meets desert meets sea - do so with passion. Divers, fisher-folk, campers, surfers, kayakers, snorkelers, hikers, birders, return year after year. At the edge of the sea others clear brush to reveal Cardon, Ocotillo, Caholla, Wild Plum. We build houses, create livelihoods, and raise families.

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New Chinese Mega-Resort Plan Threatens Rare Coral Reef in Baja

russell-coral-reef-circle In mid-June of 2012, following months of protests by environmentalists and residents of the East Cape of Baja Sur, the Mexican government announced the cancellation of permits to build a massive resort complex along the shoreline of the only productive coral reef in Baja’s Gulf of California.

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New Jersey Communities Unanimously Say ‘No’ to the Penn East Pipeline

stocke-pipeline-circle "...it is also vandalism to wantonly destroy or to permit the destruction of what is beautiful in nature, whether it be a cliff, a forest, or a species of mammal or bird. Here in the United States we turn our rivers and streams into sewers and dumping-grounds, we pollute the air, we destroy forests, and exterminate fishes, birds and mammal...But at last it looks as if our people were awakening." Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919, 26th President of the United States

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PennEast Pipeline Protestors Gather With Sioux At Standing Rock

PennEast Protestors Gather with Sioux

Oceti Sakowin Camp, Standing Rock, ND. Monday morning October 10, 2016. “WAKE UP WARRIORS!” blared the loudspeaker through the frigid morning calm. “Last night the injunction was lifted! The time has come for action. This is what we are here for. Meet at the south gate. We. Must. Kill. The. Black. Snake.”

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The Truth About Pipeline Companies and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commison

stocke-piplinecompanies-1When Dodd Meacham got home, she called the man and learned that, without alerting her or any other landowner, the PennEast consortium had mapped out a route and planned to run a portion of the pipeline through her farm-assessed property in rural Hunterdon County not far from the Delaware River watershed.

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Under Threat of Mega-Development Sparks International Protests

stocke-unesco-circle MAY 25, 2014 One of the rarest and environmentally sensitive land and sea eco-systems in the western Pacific is again under threat of mega-development.

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