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Saving Water When Traveling

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Saving Water Water conservation has always been an important part of our role in society. While water is a renewable resource, we must be careful with the amounts that we use on a daily basis because water is not a sustainable resource. Many people are conscious of the ways in which they use water at home, but what about when ... Read More »

Water Use, Smart Solutions to Reduce in Household

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Water Use Conserving water is not a trend but a necessity and the responsible thing to do. Besides being environmentally-friendly, saving water is also friendly to your wallet, since reducing household water usage means smaller water, sewage, and electricity bills. Turning off the water while brushing your teeth and filling the dishwasher and washing machine effectively is a must, but ... Read More »

Green Alternatives to Bottled Water

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Green Alternatives Drinking fresh and healthy water has become a huge problem all around the world. Some time ago, you could be sure that the running water coming out of your kitchen tap was potable and nobody could tell you otherwise. Now, people in some parts of the globe can’t be certain of this, since the land, as well as ... Read More »

Water, Everyone Needs to Tackle Issues

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Water As we enjoy the last of summer, I find myself reflecting on the last few months with bittersweet memories. While swimming in the Pacific Ocean and sailing on Lake Champlain, Vermont, I have enjoyed the best our H2O resources have to offer. News reports across the U.S., however, have been a reminder that our H20 systems are increasingly at ... Read More »

7 Billion and Counting, World Population

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7 Billion 7 Billion and counting…………….World Population, and it’s easy to focus on the numbers—starting with the more than 7 billion humans now sharing our planet. Within many of our lifetimes, that number could surpass 10 billion. But grappling with the issue of global population is about much more than the numbers—it’s about the needs of the people behind those ... Read More »

Plastic Water Bottles, Think Before You Drink!

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Here’s a bit of information in regards to the global problem of waste produced by plastic water bottles here on Earth! Soon to be a much, much bigger problem than we realize, if we do not make some changes immediately!!!!! Facts on Plastic Water Bottles Reusing 1 glass bottle will prevent the purchase and consumption of more than 240 plastic ... Read More »

Running Out of Water, 8 Major Cities

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Running Out Of Water Earlier this year, an obscure United Nations document, the World Water Development Report, unexpectedly made headlines around the world. The report made the startling claim that the world would face a 40 percent shortfall in freshwater in as soon as 15 years. Crops would fail. Businesses dependent on water would fail. Illness would spread. A financial ... Read More »

Top Of The World, 60 minutes

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Top Of The World Last night (Sunday evening 7/31/2016),  I came home from a nice day with my Family, sat on the couch and turned on the television. As I scrolled through the channels, I came across the very beginning of a segment on “60 minutes” titled; “Top of The World.” The intro of the segment grabbed my attention because ... Read More »

Salton Sea, Ca. Largest Lake, Is Drying Up

Salton Sea The Salton Sea, a huge, shallow manmade lake located in the Sonoran Desert in California’s Imperial and Coachella valleys, has had problems for years. Its increasing saltiness has killed off most of its once-abundant fish species. Its shrinking water level has caused a reduction in water available for agricultural use, along with many dramatic photos of exposed lakebed ... Read More »

Microbeads, California Closer to Banning

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Microbeads Legislation to ban plastic microbeads commonly used in personal care products from being used in products such as facial scrubs, soaps and toothpaste passed the California State Assembly on a 58-11 vote. The legislation, AB 888, authored by Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) and first sponsored in 2014 by LA based environmental organization the 5 Gyres Institute, would set up ... Read More »

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