Proposed nickel-copper-sulfide mines threaten the rivers, Lake Superior, wildlife, and the Chippewa native communities. Over 1,000 acres of wetlands would be destroyed, and the fish and wild rice would be threatened. Also, oppose a land swap of federal national forest to become state land that would primarily logged and mined for profit without concern for wildlife, fish, forest, or recreation. Check out Friends of the Boundary Waters to learn more!
All livings things on earth require water. But the supply of potable water in the world is decreasing at an alarming rate. Disasters like the recent West Virginia toxic chemical spill, along with agricultural, industrial, and military pollution, continue to contaminate one aquifer after another. This design by artist Ruben Saufkie reminds us that caring for earth’s water supply is of paramount importance to all life on earth.