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7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2014

To truly “get away from it all,” sometime less is more. A little planning helps us tread lightly on our precious wilderness areas.

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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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Quietly Making a Difference – Ray Vos and Friends

Quietly Making a Difference – Ray Vos and Friends

By Greg Seaman, Posted September 27th, 2013

Helping others across the globe to obtain housing, education and safe drinking water.

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Understanding Fracking’s Massive Water Use

Understanding Fracking’s Massive Water Use

By Kristina Ross, Posted September 11th, 2013

The average fracking site uses about 4.2 million gallons of water in each well, which is enough clean drinking water for 42,000 people.

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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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Vestergaard Frandsen and Eartheasy Issue Three Million Liters Challenge

Vestergaard Frandsen and Eartheasy Issue Three Million Liters Challenge

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 29th, 2012

Swiss disease control technology company and online retailer—along with consumers— to give the gift of water filtration to communities in developing countries…

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World Water Day Focus: Carbon for Water

World Water Day Focus: Carbon for Water

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 7th, 2012

The Carbon for Water project provides access to safe drinking water for millions of people, while reducing CO2 emissions by 2 million tons per year…

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A Backpacker’s Review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

A Backpacker’s Review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

By Ben Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 29th, 2011

To try out this award winning water filter, I used it exclusively on a three day backpacking trip up the ‘Black Tusk’ volcanic mountain in Western Canada.

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Contaminated Drinking Water Feared in Hurricane’s Wake

Contaminated Drinking Water Feared in Hurricane’s Wake

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 15th, 2011

Flood water is toxic and polluted, and may compromise local water supplies. Here are suggestions for ensuring the safety of your drinking water.

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Bear Butt in a Barrel

Bear Butt in a Barrel

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 25th, 2011

Another reason rain barrels should have lids. Secure lids.

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A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

By Randall Amster, Posted April 12th, 2011

To protect our water, we should look to real life examples of communities who still manage resources collectively.

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No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 11th, 2011

Soak up the personal benefits of using less water!

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Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

By Eartheasy, Posted December 21st, 2010

“I was expecting to find hexavalent chromium in some of the cities we checked, but I didn’t expect it to be so widespread,” said Rebecca Sutton, lead author of the study.

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Cheap ‘teabag’ water filter could save millions

Cheap ‘teabag’ water filter could save millions

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 18th, 2010

The simple technology allows for the teabag to be placed in a canister designed to fit the neck of most bottles, and after filtering one liter of contaminated water the teabag is discarded.

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Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

By Adam Davidson-Harden and Jay Walljasper, On the Commons.org, Posted July 5th, 2010

Drawing on indigenous Indian knowledge of geology, hydrology and ecology, Rajendra Singh helped to save a watershed.

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Water Storage Tips

Water Storage Tips

By Eartheasy, Posted January 18th, 2010

In most emergency situations, fresh drinking water is the most important item you can store…

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BottleMania – How water went on sale and why we bought it

BottleMania – How water went on sale and why we bought it

By Elizabeth Royte, Posted January 28th, 2009

Elizabeth Royte’s new book explains why bottled water is one of the greatest marketing coups of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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