Month: December 2013

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“Damming a River” is the Appropriate Word

The Emerald Mile, Kevin Fedarko's incredible book that we highlighted in our last blog entry, chronicles the effects that Glen Canyon Dam had on the Colorado River and the profound water shortage issues in the Colorado Plateau.  This refresher in History 101 is just the tip of the iceberg and we seem to be forgetting our lessons that 90 percent of the ice is still below the surface.  Like the…