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Pentagon weapons-maker finds method for cheap, clean water

WASHINGTON, March 13-A defense contractor says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when scarcity has become a global security...
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A very significant development for the almost 800 million without access to clean water.

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How to Make Your Garden Soil More Fertile in Simple Natural Ways

How to Make Your Garden Soil More Fertile in Simple Natural Ways | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it

When we start gardening the most important factor that we need to keep in mind is the ‘SOIL’. Since a healthy soil is capable of storing as well as processing huge proportion of water, a gardener has to take special care of the soil quality in a regular manner. Otherwise all the plants will dry up and die subsequently. The solution to get healthy and high-quality soil is not much complicated. One can use all the kitchen scraps as well as garden wastes or animal dung in order to improve the garden soil organically. This way one can notice a dramatic improvement in its ability to preserve and regulate water.

 


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Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA) | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
Consumption of products and services impacts the environment in many different ways.

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delaneygrimes-sarahmcfadyen's curator insight, February 7, 2014 2:00 AM

In this article they include the many things that are continuously brought to the populations attention about out earth and how we treat it. But in the passage it includes many unbelievable facts such as roughly 89 million gallons of food is put into waste each year. Sometimes this is the approach you need to catch peoples attention on the effects that we are causing our planet.

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Herbal defluoridation of drinking water

Herbal defluoridation of drinking water | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
. Earth Science News ... The technology described in the March issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering uses parts of the plant Tridax procumbens as a biocarbon filter for the ion.
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Book Review: Sustainability in a Crowded World

Book Review: Sustainability in a Crowded World | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
The Third Industrial Revolution by J. Rifkin, The False Promise of Green Energy by A. P. Morriss, W. T. Bogart, R. E. Meiners and A. Dorchak., Elixir: A History of Water and Humankind by B. Fagan.
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