Is Maple Water the new Coconut Water?

Elephant Journal

Waylon talks with Founder of Vertical Water, Valentina Cugnasca, about her mission to help save the trees, while providing a delicious and nutritious beverage. This beverage might be a new drink fad, but it also might provide an economic incentive to keep more trees standing.

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Why the California Water Crisis is a Foretaste of Water Crises to Come

Nature Conservancy - Science

The California water crisis is a harbinger of things to come. Increasingly, cities around the world are going to have to deal with their own water crises. The growth of urban water demand is striking. That doesn’t give residents much incentive to reduce water use.

Global Change and Urban/Agriculture Competition for Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

More than 1 in 4 cities could have water shortages by 2050 even if they had first priority for water. Climate Change Climate Nature + People Urban Conservation Water

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Water and Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

We can harness the power of Paris—notably the impetus it gives to climate change adaptation—to help tackle a related challenge: the water crisis. billion people live in areas of physical water scarcity, and about 2.4 Adapting our water and sanitation to climate change is thus critical.

Field Test: Can We Use Drones to Monitor Water Quality?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Like most experiments, this one started with a question: is it possible to monitor water quality in small streams using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs aka “drones”)? Traditionally, testing and monitoring water quality is a lot of work.

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10 Inventions to Save Earth’s Water

Green Prophet

With drought looming in California, but in many regions of the world include Yemen, Green Prophet honors this year’s Earth Day by digging into the archives so you can share 10 ways to collect and save fresh, potable water. Sea “water cone” evaporation.

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Budgerigars need water!

10,000 Birds

Both of these species have left the ephemeral lake where they were due to the fact that the rains have not come and there is very little water left at all. Any source of water in such a dry area of Australia is worth stopping and checking out and as we approached an Australian Bustard flew off after taking a drink. Budgerigars are very nervous in the wild and always use the “safety in numbers” strategy around water.

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Cool innovation shocks salt from sea water

Green Prophet

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink! Desalinating sea water is a costly and energy consuming way of providing fresh water in many parts of world. Going Green ends with Water from the Sea. Photo of fracking water pool , by MIT News: .

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Shorter Showers, Water Sense Toilets & Fixing Leaks Won’t Fix our Water Woes.

Elephant Journal

Taking shorter showers and fixing leaks won’t help solve the world water crisis. Neither will installing Water Sense toilets, fixing leaks, or xeriscaping your yard. These things will lower your own water bill, but that’s all.

Bruce Lee Quotes: Be Water, My Friend.

Elephant Journal

Instead of battling against the current, fighting what was and trying to go back to what has passed, instead of resisting what is, or trying to rush ahead, towards what might be—be like water.

New Science: Helping Businesses Understand What Water is Worth

Nature Conservancy - Science

When natural water supplies run dry, companies that depend on a reliable flow of water must spend time and money to purchase water elsewhere. Analyzing the Water Needs of Dow Chemical’s Biggest Plant in a Future of Projected Shortages.

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More on pricing water

Environmental Economics

Public appeals for reductions in energy and water use are ubiquitous. For political and jurisdictional reasons, it is often easier to mount a conservation campaign than raise energy or water prices in times of scarcity.

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Mavea Elemaris Water Pitcher Review

Green Earth Journey

This is the best water filter pitcher I have tried by far! The awesome Matrix filter literally takes away all flavor, chlorine and otherwise, from the tap water! This is the Mavea Elemaris Water Filter !

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Bamboo WarkaWater tower harvests potable water from air

Green Prophet

On a recent trip to Ethiopia, Italian designer Arturo Vittori discovered how collecting water is both dangerous and time-consuming – especially for women and children. He thinks these water-trapping WarkaWater Towers will help. .

Your Water on Drugs

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Clean Water Act focused on water pollution from human sewage outflow, which has now been markedly reduced across the nation. Later we realized that the effective control of water pollution also demands removal of nitrogen and phosphorus, derived from sewage degradation.

Reviving the Commons: Using Incentives to Protect the Nation’s Sources of Fresh Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

Streams and rivers provide 65 percent of America’s drinking water as well as a host of other critical services, including food production, irrigation, hygiene, hydropower and recreation. Water funds, such as those promoted by The Nature Conservancy, (e.g.,

Can Conservation Provide Water for Cape Town in a Time of Drought?

Nature Conservancy - Science

percent per year while its water supply shrinks. A recurring drought has made the water situation seem desperate. Billion in Water Treatment Annually. What Can Snails Tell Us About Water Quality? Water funds can play a role in reaching that.”. Enter the water fund.

Reflection: A Water Story.

Elephant Journal

When will we wake up to our inseparability from the life and health of water? Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only documentary environment natural resources water scarcity

20 Days of H2O: World Water Day 2013

Conservancy Talk

140 liters of water to make a cup of coffee… 185 liters of water to make a bag of chips… 1,500 liters of water to grow cotton for a t-shirt. The hidden water used to produce the food we eat and the items we consume is incredible. Get a reusable water bottle.

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Israeli WaterGen gadget pulls drinking water from thin air

Green Prophet

Finding ways to augment supplies of fresh drinking water have been around for years. These ideas vary from basic “low tech” ones like a Yemenite funnel water cone to extract fresh water from saltwater to using water created by aircon units.

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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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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From Davos: Water Is a Valuable Asset – Let’s Treat It like One

Conservancy Talk

Many communities around the world are running out of water. When demand outpaces supply, communities often turn to difficult and costly solutions, such as building reservoirs, importing water or constructing desalination plants. The water saved can then be allocated for other uses.

If You Don’t Invest in Your Water Supply, Someone Else Will and It Won’t Be Pretty

Nature Conservancy - Science

Water purification systems at Bret Lake, Switzerland. Would you be willing to pay more for your water bill every month if it meant that there would be less pollution in nearby rivers? The good news is that our tap water is very clean and safe and relatively inexpensive.

New Water Fund in Mexico for People and Nature

Conservancy Talk

That’s why I was delighted to be in Monterrey, Mexico today to celebrate the launch of the Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund (FAMM). Water Funds finance the protection and restoration of the forests and grasslands that filter, clean and maintain water supplies.

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 ?

Orphan Black Clone Dance: Love the Water.

The Alien Next Door

From the fluid "water" moves of Cosima to Sarah''s lithe animal power to Alison''s uptight staccato steps and finally to Helena''s unbridled abandon. Adham Shaikh Called "Water Prayer" this dub hip hop tune is an inspired prayer to celebrate water.

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Aloe Vera Water Recipe

Hug a Tree with Me

By blending the Aloe Vera flesh with water and lemon, the texture loosens, making it a more drinkable consistency. Aloe Vera Water Recipe: Ingredients and Equipment: 1 cup of fresh Aloe Vera flesh. 2 cups of filtered water.

Press Release - Takeya Glass Water Bottles

Green Earth Journey

TAKEYA DEBUTS FASHIONABLE/FUNCTIONAL ECO-FRIENDLY GLASS WATER BOTTLES THAT ELIMINATE POOR TASTE AND REDUCE LANDFILL WASTE Takeya Glass Water Bottles—the healthier way to hydrate HUNTINGTON BEACH , Calif. Both the silicone jackets and water bottles are dishwasher safe.

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Holy Water Is ‘Unsafe for Human Consumption’

Green Prophet

A recent report by the BBC has revealed that holy water from Mecca known as ‘Zam Zam’ is contaminated with high levels of arsenic. Genuine Zamzam water comes from a sacred well in Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

VOSS Water

Green (Living) Review

This is water, period, however much you wish to wrap it up in a designer bottle. The Voss water (or VOSS, if they had their way) is named after an unrelated Norwegian town and the water in the bottle is said to come from Iveland, in Southern Norway, and is supposed to be very special.

Sometimes Water is Thicker Than Blood: The Day that Changed my Life.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Non New-Agey Spirituality break up child grandparent modern family parenting water is thicker than bloodMy daughter had started dating a young man, who’s ex-girlfriend had recently had a baby girl, making him a father.

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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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Refreshing Detox Water Cocktails for Summer—or any Season.

Elephant Journal

The addition of a few alkaline fruits and botanicals can transform a glass of water into a detoxifying masterpiece that is beneficial and delicious. Family Food Green Health & Wellness cocktail recipe Detox drinks detox water summer detox

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Powdered Water Hydrates Drought-Stricken Farms

Green Prophet

Mexican farmers have been fighting drought with Solid Rain for more than a decade, but the powdered water designed by chemical engineer Sergio Jésus Rico Velasco only hit the American market last year. Additionally, the extra reserve of water in the soil prevents plants from water stress.

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Water Rail at midday

10,000 Birds

As we crossed the bridge over the outflow from the lake in Mote Park, I glanced downstream and right in the middle of the flow on a mat of tangled debris, sat a Water Rail, Rallus aquaticus. As we watched, the rail skipped into the water and made its way to the edge.

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New Report: Blueprint for Urban Water Security

Nature Conservancy - Science

Cities: Investing in conserving your watershed just might help secure water for your city. It finds that, for about one in four cities around the world, investment in source watershed conservation could pay for itself in terms of avoided water treatment cost.

A Water Ouzel Nest at Lassen Volcanic National Park

10,000 Birds

I call this bird the Water Ouzel because I like saying it – Water Ouzel. Birds American Dipper Lassen Volcanic National Park Water Ouzel

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.

It’s World Water Month: 5 Simple Things We Can Do to Help. #EveryDropCounts

Elephant Journal

A few simple steps that we can all take to help the world water crisis. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Inspiring (Wow) Los Angeles #EveryDropCounts 5 Simple Things April 22 skip a shower conservation eco environment green save water skip a shower take action tips water water usage what can I do world water month