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Are You Using More Than 100 Gallons of Water a Day? (Infographic)

When easy access to clean water is seemingly unlimited in developed countries like the United States, it is easy to forget that one five minute shower uses as much water as someone living in a water p…

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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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Tips to Save Water With Each Flush

It's no secret that water consumption is at an all-time high. According to the EPA, a family of four on average uses 400 gallons of water per day. To put that number in perspective, if you drink the…

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How Much Water is Used to Make Your Food?

World Water Day was March 22 and since then I've been seeing water statistics everywhere. I knew that one pound of beef took a lot of water to produce, but I didn't know the exact figure and my wildes…

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Two Million Baby Salmon Released in California River

The American River used to have a healthy salmon population. Today, however, many of the wild salmon are gone, so they are having to be introduced by the California Dept. of Fish and Game to prevent t…

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