Waterman

Posted on | May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

Click on the image to read about Powell's new book from National Geographic

From the Pasadena-based NPR affiliate KPCC: “In the spring of 2008, author and National Geographic grantee Jonathan Waterman launched a journey by boat and by foot down the Colorado River. His 1,450-mile trip began at the river’s source in Rocky Mountain National Park and followed the river through the Sonoran desert and the parched Mexican delta, all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The Colorado River supplies water for more that 30 million people and 3 million farm acres and is the most diverted and litigated river in the world. Through his journey, John Waterman gets to the heart of the complex issues facing the river whose water levels have dipped to an all-time low. His book examines the impact of the Colorado’s peril on a vast region and looks at the immense debate over water use in the American West.”

Click here to listen to Waterman interviewed today by KPCC’s Larry Mantle.

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  1. Derek Wallace
    May 25th, 2010 @ 10:48 am

    Thanks for putting this book on my radar! I’m making a similar trek down the entire Missisippi River this summer, so this will be a great primer! Do you know how to contact Jonathan Waterman? I couldn’t find an e-mail link on his website! Keep up the great, green work and feel free to check out my projects as well!

    http://race2thegreen.tumblr.com

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsxuWwe8st4

    Thanks!

    Derek Wallace
    race2thegreen@gmail.com

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