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.
Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."
When airline experts, who make a living being in flight for half of their year were asked, what the essentials that they can't live without, this ...
Like any natural resource, usage and abuse affect more than just one party, and those most vulnerable are often the ones who bear the brunt of such abuse the most. Political, economic, social, and environmental effects of water scarcity are only now beginning to register among the public.
Fox 'News' finally finds reason to 'care' about the environment; Hillary Clinton draws a bright green line around Arctic drilling; EPA tells oil and gas industry to cut the methane; and Islamic leaders call on Muslims worldwide.
American families without clean water live lives totally different from our own. They often wake up and collect water from a source outside their home, fetching it in buckets and boiling it on the stove.
I feel like many Californians are finally starting to get past the denial/anger/bargaining/depression stages of the drought and accepting conservation and sustainable water practices for the long haul.
We all know and love sharks, whales and their friends in the oceans, but critical to them all are the microbes.
Eyad, in his mid-thirties and originally from Aleppo province, used to work as a mechanical engineer at a car manufacturing plant in Damascus. He is now working for World Vision, alongside many other engineers, to provide basic water and sanitation needs for those displaced by the conflict.
I discovered how to have drinking water whenever I want it and I never run out. I don't have to worry about lugging heavy jugs and bottles back from the supermarket and I am saving money and helping the environment.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.
Bottoms up on the lemonade and these other beverages. Don't waste it. As John Oliver touched upon in a recent segment on food waste, if you're tossing food (or drink), you're also tossing water.
While the major overarching objective is the eradication of poverty, the SDGs cover a lot of ground, including changing unsustainable (and promoting sustainable) patterns of consumption and production, and protecting and managing the natural resource base.
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