My Dad, the Water Witch

Green Prophet

Take my dad for example – a water witch from Newmarket, Canada. Known as a water witch or dowser, Dad has been able to sense and track underground water sources for as long as he (and I) can remember. But why would we need water witches? Nature water

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Launch of "Water Is." Celebrates Our Connection With Water

The Alien Next Door

Abbas Jivaji offers smudging in water blessing On June 12th, Councillor Jim Tovey, Mississauga Nation knowledge keeper Nancy Rowe and others helped me celebrate the launch of my long-awaited book "Water Is." with a water blessing of Mimico Creek and various water-engaging activities.

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3 Ways To Avoid Water Waste At Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

California has just imposed the most stringent restrictions on water use in its history, so a reminder about ways to conserve water is timely. More than 70 percent of planet Earth is water. But do you know that less than 1 percent of all the water on earth is fresh water that we can actually consume? easy green living tip saving water conserve water save water sustainable water use

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Solar Hot Water Heaters

Green Home Blog

Solar Hot Water Heaters. The sun is a nearly inexhaustible source of power: in fact, there’s more energy in the amount of sunlight that hits the Earth in an hour than the whole planet uses in a year! One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to make this change is with a solar water heater. Check out Apricus Solar Water Heaters , a Connecticut-based company that’s putting the sun’s energy to work for you. Why get a solar water heater?

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Water Condensers: Technology to Save the Planet?

Environmental News Network

Condensation is a natural occurrence of water forming due to temperature variations essentially pulling the water out of the atmosphere. The more humid an area is, the more water vapor that is available in the atmosphere to condense. By: Guest Contributor, Linda Bailey.

The 'One Planet' Life – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ''One Planet'' Life A Blueprint for Low Impact Development by David Thorpe published by Routledge (part of Taylor and Francis) November 13, 2014. " The One Planet Council , of which David is a patron along with Jane Davidson, is behind this title.

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Watermark: the Meaning of Water.

The Alien Next Door

Xiaolangdi Dam, China Water has been on my mind a lot lately. It changed the way I look at water; I recall being fascinated by the sheer magnitude and power of it. It changed the way I look at water. The mark that water has left on me has been great. We are water.

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Walking for Water

Conservancy Talk

Sarah Davidson is the International Water Policy Advisor at The Nature Conservancy. But, more importantly, it was exciting to be surrounded by people who realize water is central to the daily lives of everyone on our planet. Do you know where your water comes from ?

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Water Pollution Facts, Causes, Effects & Solutions

Greentumble

Long, long ago our planet was just a rock, a shell that had cooled over its molten hot interior, devoid of life. With water and then sunlight, came life. Human bodies are 60 percent water. . We need water. Our planet needs water to maintain life.

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Save Water, Save The Planet

Green (Living) Review

By taking small steps to conserve water, you can help the planet in big ways. Just because water comes gushing out of our faucets, it doesn't mean that it's an infinite resource. miles to get water; and most alarmingly, in 15 years, 1.8 billion people will live in regions of severe water scarcity. To save water and put less pressure on nature, we need to be more mindful about how we use water.

Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Green Home Blog

For the native inhabitants of the Carteret Islands of New Guinea, displacement has become an everyday misery as a result of rising ocean tides, salt water influx into fresh water wells, and progressive erosion.

Filter It: Clean Your Water Right

Green Home Blog

Filter It: Clean Your Water Right. Not long ago it was normal to fill a glass of cold, clear water from the kitchen tap for a refreshing beverage. Dangers lie hidden in many tap water systems. One of the easiest remedies for tap water safety is a filter.

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Keira Watering Can – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Keira watering can is of a very snazzy and funky design which is beautiful but also practical and useable. The second plus point is that the Kiera watering can looks great and works a treat.

The madness of perpetual growth on a finite planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is amazing how many, apparently same, people believe that you can have infinite perpetual economic growth on a finite Planet such as ours. The entire idea of capitalism is based on this exploitation of the Planet and of the poor.

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Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet

Eco Chic

If the industry should have a chance to survive together with the planet, it must self-disrupt. The post Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet appeared first on Eco-Chick. Photo credit: Johannes Berg/Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.

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10 Things A Planet Needs to Make it Habitable

The Alien Next Door

artist rendition of Kepler 186f Using the latest Kepler telescope, scientists have recently discovered close to 140 Earth-like planets among thousands of exotic exoplanets in the galaxy. The one common ingredient that makes a planet habitable, Batalha tells us, is the need for liquid water.

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Shower in cold water for your health and that of the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Kneipp based cures around cold water and they seem to have worked. There are a number of benefits arising from taking cold showers, for yourself and the Planet. Cold water brings blood to the capillaries, boosting the circulatory system and releasing tight muscles.

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Nestlé is draining Pakistan to sell us bottled water

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Nestlé is draining developing countries to produce its bottled water, destroying countries’ natural resources before forcing its people to buy their own water back. Who in their right mind is going to buy a bottle of tap water at the rate of $1.50

Peter Steel “Grampa Gnome” protector of Canada’s Living Water – in time and on time

Green Prophet

Peter Steel (April 1941 to Feb 22, 2019) aged 77 was one of the world’s foremost champions for Living or raw water. Living or “raw” water is a new craze in California startups are trying to commercialise on. I drank the water and became a believer.

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Water Scarcity Around the World: It’s about You and Me

Nature Conservancy - Science

Have you ever heard the one about climate change drying up the world and leaving the planet without enough water for us to live? New science shows that it’s actually not climate change causing the worst effects of water scarcity: […].

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The UN asks Pope to fight for water

Green Prophet

Writing to Pope Francis, FAO’s Director-General has pointed to the need to safeguard the world’s water resources so that they can benefit every person in every country. “It is essential to guarantee adequate access to water for these vulnerable people. Cities water

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Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

Any time a river crosses an agricultural landscape and then empties into a body of water, the runoff brings nitrogen and phosphorous which causes a massive algal bloom. A Flawed Solution to Feeding the Planet . Hairbrained schemes to grow food on Mars. No way.

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Product Review- Planet Wise

Green Earth Journey

PUL is a water proof fabric that you can only buy online. I received a beautiful small wet bag from Planet Wise to review! Planet Wise wet bags are made in the USA and PVC free. From the website ; How Is Planet Wise Inc™ Socially Conscience? How Does Planet Wise Inc.™

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Peter Steele “Grampa Gnome” protector of Canada’s Living Water – in time and on time

Green Prophet

Peter Steele (April 1941 to Feb 22, 2019) aged 77 was one of the world’s foremost champions for Living or raw water. Living or “raw” water is a new craze in California startups are trying to commercialise on. I drank the water and became a believer.

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Brian Richter’s ‘Chasing Water’: Smarter Solutions for the Coming Water Scarcity

Nature Conservancy - Science

Water shortages aren’t just for California. They might be coming to your town — unless you push your leaders to get smart about managing water. But people are starting to understand that water shortages can severely disrupt local and even regional economies.

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Captain Planet Stressed Me Out

Conservancy Talk

As a child I was discouraged from watching a television program called “Captain Planet.” Captain Planet in the Flesh! It’s been over a decade and a half since my first encounter with Captain Planet, but it wasn’t until recently I was able to meet my childhood hero in the flesh.

Cilantro Hailed for its Water Purification Properties

Green Prophet

So addicted to technology, we have forgotten that nature has an answer to just about everything – including water purification. has shown that cilantro – a leafy herb used in Middle East cooking – can clear toxins from contaminated water. .

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The 5 Easiest Things You Can Do to Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

I woke up this morning and the day was so new that the light filtering in through my window was almost greenish. I pulled back the sheet that was covering my head and peered out at the tree tops. For a moment, before my brain fully reconnected with my body, I was struck with this [.].

Use wood mulch. save the planet?

Green (Living) Review

What if there was a way to reduce water consumption, boost soil health, deter pests and scare away weeds – and at the same time cut reduce greenhouse gas emissions? New research shows that using wood mulch has a notable effect in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Can Robots and Artificial Intelligence Save the Planet?

Green Prophet

But how is the new era of technology really helping the world we live in and, moreover, how much of a role can it play in restoring the planet’s health? Using AI to Make Waters Healthier. Saving the planet doesn’t only mean rebuilding the flora and fauna.

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No Planet B

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) We must save the Earth simply because there is only this Planet for us; there is no Planet B, no Planet to which we can all fly to on huge spaceships. All the pollution of air, water, soil, etc. We must rectify all of this if we want to have a change of survival on this Home Planet of ours, the only Home Planet that we have got. There is no Planet B and the way we go the Earth may become uninhabitable in our very lifetime.

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Water Stewardship, Business Leadership

Conservancy Talk

Water choices have always been central to the development of nations. After its banks broke in the 11 th century, the Po River abruptly changed course, diverting sediment-rich waters into to the lagoon of the Republic of Venice. We add diversions without managing demand for water.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water. The post Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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The Way of Water (La natura dell’acqua)

The Alien Next Door

Water is a shape shifter. She's been standing for an hour in the queue for the public water tap. “La The Way of Water” is a near-future vision that explores the nuances of corporate and government corruption and deceit together with resource warfare.

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The Way of Water (La natura dell’acqua)

The Alien Next Door

Water is a shape shifter. She's been standing for an hour in the queue for the public water tap. “La The Way of Water” is a near-future vision that explores the nuances of corporate and government corruption and deceit together with resource warfare.

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It's the Planet Stupid!: Capitalism and The Destruction of the Commons

Green (Living) Review

Here’s a typical definition: The cultural and natural resources accessible to all members of a society, including natural materials such as air, water, and a habitable earth. commons environment Planet

Solar Water Heaters Give Free Hot Water From Cyprus Rooftops

Green Prophet

Free hot water from the sun. Heating water by black solar collector plates on roof tops was originally invented in Israel during the early 1950s , and that country was the first to instigate a national policy in regards to their use by the general public. of solar water heating.

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Introducing: The Eco-Chick ZAZA Bioplastic Water Bottle!

Eco Chic

The Eco-Chick ZAZA Bioplastic Water Bottle available here. We’re proud to introduce The ZAZA Basic by Eco-Chick, not just because it’s pretty cool to have a water bottle inspired by your company, but because we’re so aligned with ZAZA’s mission.

America's new found beverage love. Water

Green (Living) Review

In its place we find a favorite for much of history, namely plain old H2O, also known simply as water. This myth is, however, being perpetuated by the bottled water suppliers, including soda companies such as Coca Cola and Pepsi. And who are the greatest water bottlers?

Urban Water Footprint: Extensive and Expensive

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Salve Paccha Aquaduct, which transports water from Cayambe Coca to the city of Quito, runs through the páramos landscape at the foot of Ecuador’s Andean range. But without a consistent global database of urban water sources, we couldn’t get very far.

Why Boxed Water is Really Better than Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles

Green Prophet

Is boxed water better? One major plastic culprit is bottled water. Communal water stations may be on hold at the coffee shops and hotels. Only paper-based cartons such as Boxed Water Is Better® are truly sustainable, safe water substitutes.

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Snapple?? Lemonade Bottle to Reusable Water Bottle

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Those bottles (and there are also others), a valuable resource, are routinely tossed away by people without as much as a second thought, are the ideal candidates for upcycling into reusable water bottles.

How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Agriculture contributes one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, uses 70% of freshwater resources, and harms wildlife through conversion and fragmentation of biodiversity-rich habitats, water diversions, pesticide poisoning and creation of oceanic dead zones.

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