Why Should I Care About Water Conservation?
Feb25

Why Should I Care About Water Conservation?

[typography font=”Arvo” size=”24″ size_format=”px”]” Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink ” [/typography] This famous line from Samuel Coleridge’s “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” actually sums up the state of our Earth’s water supply quite well. We have written about the water crisis facing our planet on many occasion on this site. Infographic » How much...

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Infographic » How much water is used in our daily activities?
Feb13

Infographic » How much water is used in our daily activities?

Water is an essential resource to almost every human activity. It is needed to grow food, to make clothes, computers, and of course it is crucial to our very survival. The growing number of water shortages around the world and the possibility of these shortages leading to economic disruption, food crises, social tensions, and even war suggest that the challenges posed by water in the coming decades will rival those posed by declining...

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New Report Maps Climate Change Vulnerability Index
Dec28

New Report Maps Climate Change Vulnerability Index

This year marked the eve in which our planet reached the seven billionth population milestone. To mark this milestone, a new world map based on a report published by UK think tank Maplecroft maps ‘The Climate Change Vulnerability Index.’ The map shows the fastest growing populations most at risk from environmental impacts. According to the report, some of the world’s fastest growing population centers in Asia and...

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Solar Panel Program in Bangladesh Boosts Profits and Local Business
Apr28

Solar Panel Program in Bangladesh Boosts Profits and Local Business

Here is another great story from CNN which proves that sometimes the simple idea using complex technology can ultimately create the most benefits. Bangladesh has a serious power problem. Nearly half of its 162-million population does not have access to electricity. Light can change lives, which is why the residents of this small village are beaming about one project that is harnessing the power of the sun. Grameen Shakti a non-profit...

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The End Of Poverty?
Apr27

The End Of Poverty?

THE END OF POVERTY? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land and other natural resources as well as in forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies – in other words,...

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