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World Water Day 2012

Did you know that March 22 is World Water Day? If so, great! Now do you know what World Water Day is? World Water Day is: World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the United Nations Conference … Continue reading

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How To Green Your Jeans

Blue jeans are an American staple, but I have some bad news for you: they aren’t so great for the environment. The average pair of blue jeans consumes approximately 919 gallons of water during its lifespan. Not only do we … Continue reading

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New Device Uses GPS and Crowdsourcing to Prevent Water-Related Diseases

According to the World Health Organization, more than 3.5 million people die each year from water-related diseases. A new device hopes to change that by providing real-time information on potential outbreaks of disease-infected water. “The device lets anyone test water … Continue reading

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What Is Your Water Footprint?

Have you ever considered how much water you use each day? This infographic walks you through a typical day and shows what changes you can make to use less water. I don’t expect anyone to make all of these changes … Continue reading

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How Does Your State Stack Up? (Infographic)

This infographic by the Mother Nature Network (MNN) shows us how each U.S. state shines or suffers in regards to the environment, nature, public health, or social justice. (Click on each infographic to view the bigger version.) Okay, I have … Continue reading

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World Water Day

Did you know that today, March 22, is World Water Day? If you didn’t, here is a quick primer about what World Water Day is, why it is important, and what you can do. What is World Water Day? World … Continue reading

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10 Easy Ways to Conserve Water

In honor of World Water Day on March 22, here are 10 easy ways to conserve water: Fill a pitcher or a water bottle with water and keep it in the refrigerator. This way, you don’t have to run the … Continue reading

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