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If 7 Billion People Lived Like… (Infographic)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger Tim de Chant has created a great infographic that shows the ecological footprint that would be used if the whole world's population (estimated at 7 billion) l…

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How Many Planets Do You Need? Measure Your Impact on the Planet and Find Out

Remember when you were a kid and your mother told you to clean up the mess you made? You walked over to whatever it was, checked it out for a few minutes while you tried to figure out how to get out o…

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Seawater Desalination: Solution or Problem?

Ocean desalination--a process that converts seawater into drinking water--is being hailed as the solution to water supply problems. Proponents of desalination claim that this technology will create a …

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Calculate Your Water Footprint

Every drop counts when it comes to water conservation. Make the most of the water you use in your home. Consider taking shorter showers. Invest in a low–flow toilet or put a plastic bottle filled …

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