Tag: Water conservation

Illuminating the Water-Forests-Power Connection

Written by | November 19th, 2012

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Though NBC’s Revolution is a work of fiction, there are many — too many — people here in the real world that rely on firewood as a source of light and fuel.

No Power = Clean Water?

Written by | November 11th, 2012

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A healthy watershed is a prerequisite for clean water, and that’s one of the (admittedly few) things the characters in NBC’s Revolution have working in their favor.

Water and Power

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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We’re working with our friends on NBC’s new drama Revolution to incorporate green elements — or “winks” — in every upcoming episode.

The Science Behind Mapping Our Water

Written by | October 18th, 2012

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“Where Does Your Water Come From?” is an interactive map that gives you direct access to the latest science and data on the sources of your drinking water. Learn about the scientific process and cool technology behind this first-of-its-kind map.

The Quickest, Easiest Way to Save Water

Written by | October 9th, 2012

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You can offset your entire home water use by changing just one meal per week. Surprised? Get the data on water conservation from a scientist.

Do More Trees = More Water?

Written by | August 27th, 2012

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Replanting forests to improve water supplies only works depending on the type of tree, according to a new study. Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains the findings.

All Things Water: Twitter Chat on July 24

Written by | July 3rd, 2012

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Join The Nature Conservancy for a Twitter chat about the intersection of reliable freshwater supplies and the health of oceans. Follow #TNCH2O on July 24, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST and submit your questions in the comments section.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2012

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Happy World Water Day!

  1. We’re loving these 5 easy tips for conserving water. (The Daily Green)
  2. Spring is in the air. Spring clean the DIY way. (Grist)
  3. Are coyotes in NYC a good thing? (Green)
  4. Stare in awe at seven lovely animal photographs. Warning: you may smile. (BBC)
  5. 86% of Starbucks coffee is “ethically sourced.” (TreeHugger)

Goodnight Stars’ Twinkling Light, Goodnight Clean Water, Burning Bright

Written by | March 21st, 2012

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Can conservation make people feel better? Our freshwater scientist shares how one micro sewage treatment plant improves the lives of a small community in Brazil.

20 Days of H2O

Written by | March 2nd, 2012

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We’re raising awareness of just how much water we really use in our daily lives through our 20 Days of H2O campaign, culminating in a celebration on World Water Day on March 22.

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