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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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20 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

March 22 is World Water Day! Read and share the following tips, and do your part to help reduce our overall water consumption! With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water i…

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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”

I’ve spent the last 20 years in public service, with the last four in conservation, leading The Nature Conservancy in Texas. In that time, I’ve seen a lot of change—cell 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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Think About Replacing Lawns with Gardens

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger George Washington’s Mount Vernon was the first house in North America to incorporate a lawn into the landscape design. According to some estimates, 40 million acres …

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5 Nature Books for Your Summer Vacation

Looking for a good book to hit the beach with this summer? Staff at The Nature Conservancy have reviewed some of the latest non-fiction releases on the environment—from water conservation and ocean ma…

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thanks....cold going around our family now.....

Thanks for the tips and the fun infographic......

Would never have thought of so many animals & insects more likely to kill you than sharks.

I never have colds, thank goodness!