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"The Western U.S. is in a water crisis, from California to Nebraska.......On the Colorado River, the country’s two largest reservoirs – Lake Powell and Lake Mead – are at their lowest levels in 50 years." Read more

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Sweden has virtually eliminated the need for landfills. Swedes recycle half their garbage, but it’s what they do with the rest that sets them apart. Rather than dump their trash into giant holes in the ground, they convert it to energy, keeping their lights bright and their homes warm with the stuff most countries throw away."  Read more

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"While there is still time to solve the climate crisis, time to choose BOTH a prosperous and sustainable future, and time to restore nature and build a healthy planet for our children and their children, time is short."

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated  on April 22 since 1970, to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org

"The devastating consequences of the world’s addiction to palm oil are well-documented. Check your cabinets and you will probably find it in half of the consumable products you own: pizza, margarine, peanut butter, detergent, candles, soaps and lotions, though it’s often disguised benignly as “vegetable oil” on the ingredients list. Between 1995 and 2015, palm oil production quadrupled, and is projected to quadruple yet again by 2050." Read more

"Imagine a personal heating system that works indoors as well as
outdoors, can be taken anywhere, requires little energy, and is
independent of any infrastructure. It exists – and is hundreds of years
old. The hot water bottle could save a great deal of energy and money
without sacrificing thermal comfort."  Read more

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"The evolution of cooling technology helps to explain why supposed solutions to global warming have only made the situation worse." Read more

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"As the planet rapidly warms, what happens in this icy region, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the rest of the globe,
 increasingly affects lives around the world"... Read more

"Food wastage is a global problem, and we all have a part to play in reducing it. As consumers, we throw away too much food. But much of our produce is wasted even before entering our supermarkets or homes.... There’s much more to food wastage than simply the spoiled vegetables in your trash". How much food do we waste, What is the worldwide impact and ? ...Read the eye opening statistics to help you understand the true cost of this waste, who is most responsible and how we can help to resolve it.... Read more

"Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world’s oceans. It shows up on beaches, in fish and even in Arctic sea ice. And a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine makes clear that the U.S. is a big part of the problem"..."On a per capita basis, the U.S. produces an order of magnitude more plastic waste than China" Read more

"For many Native American communities, three seeds - corn, beans, and squash represent the most important crops. When planted together, the Three Sisters, work together to help one another thrive and survive. Utilizing the corn, beans, and squash together in your garden draws upon centuries of Native American agricultural traditions and expertise. This post covers the benefits of three sisters planting and provides tips for when to plant, varieties that work well in planting together, and suggested layouts for your garden".  Read more

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