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This World Water Day, a Salute to the Unsung Heroes of Clean Water


Green Lifestyle  (tags: Water, World, workforce, rivers, streams )

Nancy
- 1651 days ago - blogs.nationalgeographic.com
We don't see or hear them, but every day they quietly go about their work--filtering and cleansing our rivers and streams. And if we don't act soon, they'll disappear from the workforce just when we need them most.



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gail dair (0)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 1:42 am
noted thanks
 

Cheree M. (46)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 2:29 am
CLEAN & SAFE WATER!!!! TY Nancy, noted.
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 4:39 am
Noted! Thanks!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 5:54 am
Great article. Thanks Nancy. I've often wondered why people actually eat these water filters.
 

Lynn M. (192)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 6:07 am
Awesome article. Had no idea how these creatures helped keep waterways clean- very interesting. Noted..and thank you!
 

Mary H. (47)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 8:26 am
Fascinating little creatures TY Nancy!
 

Haplo Z. (16)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 7:31 pm
wow, I had no idea that 'One mussel alone can cleanse as much as a gallon of water per hour.' Cool little guys
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 8:24 pm
Noted and learned something new !!
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 8:48 pm
thanks for some neat info
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 9:28 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Jeff W. (37)
Friday March 26, 2010, 12:27 am
How would we manage without mussels?..
 

Anna M. (18)
Friday March 26, 2010, 10:07 am
noted, ty.
 

Bracha Kay (31)
Sunday March 28, 2010, 7:23 am
thanks nancy, i never knew this.
 
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