Today, on World Water Day, almost one in eight people on the planet won't be able to secure even a glass of safe water to drink. More than twice as many people won't be able to experience the dignity of using a toilet.
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So, Congressmen, which would you rather have our Treasury lose $1,062,500 if you don't fix WIFIA, or $490,000, if you do? Here's your WIFIA agenda for 2016: permit funding of the non-WIFIA 51% with tax-exempt municipal bonds; and permit subordination!
"There is no doubt that those Martians perished while waiting to get on the ride," says professor Irwin Lafferdean of the Institute of Interplanetary Amusement. "Can even advanced species survive the quest for reasonably-priced fun for all ages? I don't know. Damn it, I just don't know."
The Colorado River, which supplies water to 35 million people and four million acres of irrigated agriculture across seven states (plus two in Mexico), is running dry after 15 years of drought. That's both a problem and an opportunity for impact investors.
Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it's a rule that's been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no matter how many times experts say that's not quite accurate, many still believe "8×8" is the magic amount.
If you don't know about the water crisis, you should. 2.5 billion people are affected. They lack clean water and a toilet. Each day kids miss school, Moms walk miles and families get sick from unsafe water. And too many die.
H20 is one of the most important parts of your diet. Here's a rundown of what it does for every part of you + why you need to drink enough each day.
"Always say 'yes' to the present moment ... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life -- and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rathe...
Saturday, September 26, 2015, is a date that will go down in history. It's the day the world begins a new commitment to eliminating extreme poverty, i...
In Louisville, Kentucky, sand and gravel filtration and hundreds of daily tests ensure that even water from the not-so-untouched Ohio River flows from taps sweet and clean.
When considering the timeline of events in Syria, it is quite possible that what is happening can be linked back to one important factor -- access to fresh water.
"Water is power. It's been the path for many cities, companies and families to prosper all across the West and in California. Books and movies have told that story. The whole water realm has been siloed and made technocratic."
Single-use plastic water bottles require the input of an incredible amount of energy that the everyday consumer can avoid while simultaneously getting their daily fill of H2O. So if we aren't drinking from plastic water bottles, where can we get our recommended daily amount of water?
Loons are heralds of a healthy environment. Hopefully with continued protection and hard work we will be lucky enough to hear the call of the loons for years to come.
Fighting the process of aging is a sad waste of time. I'd rather reassess and embrace the process while using common sense to help prevent PREMATURE aging. It's all about being healthy: body and mind.