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The Top 5 most important posts on WineWaterWatch.org

Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

There should be no allowance for merchandizing our aquifers beyond recharge. In Northern California that means the wine and now the cannabis industry. We must defend our common pool resources from being used for profit beyond resiliency.      ““As we learn…

 

Slow Down After the fires, the wine industry needs to change

https://www.bohemian.com/northbay/slow-down/Content?oid=4549980 Slow Down After the fires, the wine industry needs to change by Pamela Singer Since the October fires, I have read periodicals and listened to the news regarding accounts of the catastrophic fires and the tragic aftermath, but nowhere…

 

Will Parrish’s newest articles

The corporate coup continues to marginalize/harass environmentalists or anyone that stands in the way of corporate profit. Dakota Access Pipeline Company Paid Mercenaries to Build Conspiracy Lawsuit Against Environmentalists The private security firm TigerSwan worked to build a RICO suit accusing Greenpeace,…

 

Activists sue in water project

CADIZ, a foreign company who privatizes water projects worldwide, worked with local officials to hold the mandated public hearings 100 miles away so no one would show up. It’s all about corporate profits……water is a right and owned by everyone….

 

New Farmers Big Challenge: finding land

Food security in wine regions should be a top priority. This article suggest it is the homeowners that are pushing out young farmers but here in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties it is the wine and the new emerging…

 

Climate Change Challenges Chile’s Vineyards

Climate Change Challenges Chile’s Vineyards https://www.npr.org/2017/11/24/566326375/climate-change-challenges-chiles-vineyards November 24, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Philip Reeves Facebook Twitter Climate change is having a big impact on Chile’s wine industry. Growers are being forced to change the way they position…

 

All Aboard the Cannabis Bus???

This week’s Bohemian cover article, it is yet one more example that cannabis growing throughout Sonoma County leads to the opening line: “Look out, wine tours. Make way, brewery crawl.”  The PD also gives lots of coverage of the growing…