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Wild & Scenic Films
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KEA ALLIANCE SPEAKER SERIES
December 5th: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade
TCP STUDENT FIELD TRIPS
The Confluence Project (TCP) is a partnership model of environmental education developed by the University of Idaho (UI)’s Waters of the West (WoW) program. The primary goals of TCP are to improve science education in urban, rural and tribal areas of Idaho and to build community capacity to protect and restore local water resources.
WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL
Kootenai Environmental Alliance presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the North Idaho College campus!
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March 12th, 2020, 6:00-9:00 PM
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Kona Cruiser Bike Raffle
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Fernan Restoration Clean Up August 2019
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Local, Regional, and National Environmental News
Update: Adidas announced they will create 11 million new shoes using recycled plastic that has been pulled from our planet’s oceans. IT’S MORNING. ANOTHER PICTURE-PERFECT DAY BY THE SEA. You lace up your new running shoes. Stepping into the crisp, bright day, you fill your lungs with air. Soon, you’re at the beach, hitting your stride. Read more […]
Last Earth Day, I published a column in the Washington Post on common recycling myths. I received so many comments and emails in response, often asking additional questions, that I wanted to follow up with a new list here at National Geographic. The recycling industry is changing rapidly, as are advancements in materials science and product design. […]
Here are the latest updates on the Coeur d’Alene River Basin Cleanup. If you can’t see the document for some reason click this link to see the PDF https://semspub.epa.gov/work/10/100159827.pdf [embeddoc url=”https://kealliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/100159827.pdf” download=”all”]
More than 2 million people in and around Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, are currently without access to municipal drinking water, the result of a years-long drought and high water pollution levels, Climate Change News reported. With their taps running dry, residents are instead relying on merchants, open wells, streams, and boreholes for water. Read more […]
In Oregon’s fertile Willamette River Basin, where two-thirds of the state’s population lives, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study. Read the rest of the story here: https://www.enn.com/articles/58795-new-analysis-reveals-challenges-for-drought-management-in-oregon-s-willamette-river-basin
Last weekend, France recorded an all-time heat record of 45.9 degrees Celsius. With rising temperatures globally, heatwaves are becoming more intense and frequent and their impacts can be devastating. But when a group called Extinction Rebellion organized a protest on a Paris bridge on June 28 demanding France act more swiftly to reduce carbon emissions, they faced a […]
The United Nations Human Rights Council made history on Friday when it adopted a resolution on climate change and the rights of people with disabilities. The resolution calls on governments to adopt a disability-inclusive approach when taking action to address climate change. Read the rest of the article here: https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/07/15/un-climate-resolution-emphasizes-protection-disability-rights
In our extended interview with independent climate journalist Dahr Jamail, he talks about the Democratic National Committee’s decision not to have a debate on the climate crisis, and to bar anyone who participates in an unsanctioned debate from participating in future official Democratic primary debates. Jamail is a staff reporter at Truthout and author of […]
Kootenai Environmental Alliance was in attendance at the first ever Makers Faire put on by Gizmo-Cda this past Saturday. Staff rotated shifts throughout the day with my shift being the last shift of the day. It was an event full of makers, doers, educators, and inventors. Anyone in attendance would have been able to find […]
Article Everyone Should Read A recent article published in the High Country News talks about the after affects mining has left in our area and specifically Coeur d’Alene Lake. (Read the entire article here: A dangerous cocktail threatens the gem of North Idaho” ) “As attractive as it appears, the landscape around Coeur d’Alene Lake […]