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Proposed Zambezi River Dam Puts Prime Stretch of Whitewater at Risk

But if the governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia succeed in building the proposed Batoka Gorge Dam, much of the section will be drowned, severely harming the area’s river-based tourism, partly flooding the Victoria Falls UNESCO World Heritage Site, and burying crucial habitat for endangered bird species in the process.

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Mapping the Lower Mississippi Water Trail

11.06.2013

The River Gator project to build a paddler’s guide to the Lower Mississippi Water Trail gains momentum with the website live at rivergator.org, and as paddlers embark on the first of three November trips to mark the expansion of the trail, which outfitter/water trail architect John Ruskey describes as “the longest free-flowing water trail in the continental United States, over 1155 miles from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico.”

Behind the Lens: Darrell Wong

11.06.2013

Maui photographer Darrell Wong utilizes creative exposure and an aerial perspective to capture this unique image of downwind paddling icon Danny Ching.

In the Magazine: Who Owns Water?

11.05.2013

Who owns water? Two brothers paddled the Chattahoochee-Flint-Apalachicola Rivers last March and made a film about what the watershed means for improving water use policy around the country.

My Happy Thought

11.04.2013

Our August 2013 Letter of the Month award winner, Nebraska paddler Bruce Tomes, sharing the tale of his battle with cancer, inspired by his goal to kayak again with his granddaughter

Pat Keller Triumphs at Green Race

11.04.2013

More than 100 kayakers from around the world came to take on the Green Race, but it was the Asheville paddler Pat Keller who claimed victory with a time of 4 minutes 14 seconds, keeping the win close to home.

Gear Up for the Green Narrows Race

11.01.2013

Running the Green Narrows is no joke. You should make sure you are at the top of your game, but just as importantly, you’d better have the right gear to get you down the Southeast’s most iconic creek.

U.S. to Host Canoe Marathon Worlds

11.01.2013

The International Canoe Federation just made Oklahoma City the host for the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. This will be the first time the event has been held in the United States.

Demshitz Runs the Green Narrows—In a Sea Kayak

11.01.2013

David Fusilli from Demshitz tackles the Green Narrows—including Gorilla Rapid—in a P&H hammer.

Green Race Predictions

10.31.2013

The original and biggest creek race in America will take place this Saturday in North Carolina. As always, the 18th edition of the Green Race will be both a grass-roots celebration and an elite competition. Top whitewater athletes from around the world will join local stalwarts and weekend warriors to test their skills on the […]

Pushing to the Source of the Columbia River

10.31.2013

The journey from the mouth of the Columbia River on the Pacific Ocean to its headwaters in British Columbia has been nearly a year in the works:

Once Around Algonquin—Part 2

10.29.2013

The second in a series of videos of Callan tackling one of Canada’s toughest canoe routes

Henry Brothers Finish First Half of Journey

10.29.2013

Brothers Russell and Graham Henry completed South American leg in early October and made the 80-mile crossing from Tobago to Grenada. We caught up with them.

One of Canada’s Toughest Canoe Routes

10.29.2013

Kevin Callan takes on one of Canada’s toughest canoe routes—the Aglonquin.

Ask Eddy: Gunwales and Geocaching

10.28.2013

Eddy, the beloved boating guru in Canoe & Kayak’s print magazine, has come to life on the website. This installment from the December 2008 issue Eddy answering questions on gunwales, geocaching and cryptosporidium.

The Business of Water

10.25.2013

Conference draws Colorado River stakeholders to Denver for water sustainability summit

From the Vault: Endangered Rivers

10.25.2013

The Rio Grande topped the list of America’s 10 most endangered rivers 20 years ago. We covered the story of the Rio Grande and nine other endangered rivers in our August 1993 issue, recounting the challenges they all faced.

Blind Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer Detained in Peru

10.24.2013

Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer was held overnight this week on Peru’s Maranon River by villagers who mistook his river-running party for a dam survey crew.

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