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You Most Likely Waste Way More Water Than You Think

The average person wastes a lot of water. Like, A LOT of water. Your water footprint doesn’t have to be so big…you can do better.

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Filling Reservoirs With Black Balls to Save Millions of Gallons of Water

In an effort to protect California’s drinking water during this historic drought, millions of black balls are being dumped into reservoirs to slow evaporation. It might look crazy…but it’s working.

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This Billboard Harvests Water and Grows Organic Food

Some smart students in Peru tackle water and food shortages with a billboard that collects water from the humid air and uses it to irrigate the organic food below. GENIUS!

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Futuristic Shower Can Cut Your Water Use by 90%

A Swedish company has redesigned the shower to be a closed-loop system that reduces water waste by 90%.

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The Terrifying Consequences of Fracking

Air pollution, water pollution, cancer, nervous system diseases, flammable tap water, earthquakes….these are just a few consequences of fracking.

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California’s Historic Drought May Last Another 35 Years

The drought in California is already historic…but it’s not even close to being over. Scientists are predicting that this may be just the beginning of a megadrought that may last another 35 years.

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$25M May Be Awarded To A New Green Tech Start-up

Driven by a $25M reward from billionaire Richard Branson, start-up company Biochar has found a way to make soil retain water and nutrients by using their specially crafted blend of charcoal

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Texans Are Denying Climate Change As They Pray For Rain

The phenomenon of climate change denial is explored, and climate change is broken down and easily explained in just a few small paragraphs. Vice News talks climate change denial, and the connection to faith in the areas most effected by the record droughts

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This Bamboo Tower Can Collect Clean Water From Thin Air In Rural Africa

An Italian architecture firm has an idea that can bring fresh, clean, sustainable water to every rural African village. All that is needed is: local materials, some know-how, and their special “dew catching fabric”.

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This Shower Filters and Reuses Water. Wait, What?

At a first, it sounds a little odd, and maybe even a little gross.  But this incredible technology will do wonders for people in drought stricken areas, and help conserve water and money  everywhere else in the world.  It’s called

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