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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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