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8 Ways to Recycle Water Around Your House

Are your water bills on the rise? Many cities are seeing higher water prices than ever as governments deal with repairing water systems and with water shortages. Check out these ways to recycle water …

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Greek Yogurt Takes HOW Much Water?! (Plus More Green News From the Week)

Dairy products require a whole lot of wateróand many of them come from drought-ridden California. California is experiencing one of its†driest years in the past half millennium. It also happens to …

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How to Wash Your Car the Eco-Friendly Way

This time of year, my car gets absolutely filthy. I live at the end of a long dirt road and after months without rain, even driving five miles an hour kicks up a huge plume of dust that settles all o…

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Conserve Water this Summer with These Simple Tips

Balking at those summer water bills? Check out these tips to help you conserve water and some bonus water-saving resources! Water use tends to increase during the summer. From filling that swimming…

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For Farmers, Water-Saving Technology Offers Big Gains

Preston Jimmerson knows the life he's chosen will not always be easy. He grows cotton and peanuts on hundreds of acres in the lower Flint River Basin in southwest Georgia. "Being a farmer, ther…

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7 Steps to Be a Recovering Water Hog

We had a fun show this week. Thanks for some kind of satanic tech vortex we were unable to record the show and get the podcast out (but we do have some good notes, including a fun and easy DIY gift id…

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Tibet Wild – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away four copies of Tibet Wild: A Naturalist's Journeys on the Roof of the World by George B. Schaller. Check out this Q&A with the author, and then leave a comment for a chance to w…

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Water Conservation: The Tyranny of “Or”

Iíve spent the last 20 years in public service, with the last four in conservation, leading The Nature Conservancy in Texas. In that time, Iíve seen a lot of changeócell phones have replaced wall phon…

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The Quickest, Easiest Way to Save Water

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I admit it: I'm kind of obsessed with saving water. Not only have I done everything possible at home (low-flow toilets, showerhead, washer/dryer, dishwasher, e…

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Is This Cat More Green Than You? (Funny Video)

"For Norman, becoming an Eco-Warrior hasn't been a journey. It's been a mission." Norman is no ordinary housecat: he's an Eco-Warrior. His causes include energy and water conservation, recycling, a…

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