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3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

By Jonathan Hoekstra, The Nature Conservancy This holiday season, I have 3 wishes for kids everywhere: that they can find Wonder, Inspiration and Hope in the world around them. I was lucky to have …

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The World’s First In-Shower Conservation System

Did you know that the average 10 minute shower uses 25 gallons of water? That's 2.5 gallons of water a minute. Add that to the 50 gallons it takes to fill the average bathtub, or the 3 gallons it t…

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What is Virtual Water and Why Should I Be Worried?

How much water did you have with your lunch today? Most of you might say something like a glass, or bottle, which amounts to somewhere between 8 and 12 ounces on average. But that would hardly account…

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