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The Mississippi River as a Social Network

Consider how new tools to address complex issues can be right in front of us, and we don’t recognize them. Social Network, the movie, shows us this. So does America’s Waterway, dedicated to using civic engagement and social networking tools to create unified approaches to the whole Mississippi River. Continue reading

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We Have to Stop Meeting Like This

So it occurs to me, “How do you start talking about the whole Mississippi River, when so many people are tied up in meetings for parts of the River?” The answer I’ve come up with is… “We have to stop meeting like this.” Continue reading

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Chesapeake Bay Strategy Offers Context for Mississippi River

In declaring the Chesapeake Bay a national treasure and committing to a robust clean-up effort, President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency are creating a policy context for the futures of great American water bodies. Continue reading

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