Posts Tagged ‘ water ’

Be Water Smart by Brianna Moore

Jun 4th, 2013 | By
Be Water Smart by Brianna Moore

Rain barrels can help you be water smart.  Our lakes provide a fifth of the world’s fresh water.  Simply creating or purchasing a rain barrel can help preserve our fresh water and keep our lakes healthy and clean.  In addition, collecting rain water will also help to protect the many unique species that live and
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It’s Time for Celebration! by Harnoor Gill

May 21st, 2013 | By
It’s Time for Celebration! by Harnoor Gill

“If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us” – David Suzuki                                          
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Heavy Floods Displace Many in Garissa and Tana River Districts, Kenya by Abdikadir Aden

May 2nd, 2013 | By
Heavy Floods Displace Many in Garissa and Tana River Districts, Kenya by Abdikadir Aden

All over the news, from radios to the internet to mobile updates, climate change and its anticipated impacts are all you hear. Though much of the
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Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Apr 18th, 2013 | By
Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Two cigarettes, one named Kool and the other named Newport, were walking down the street looking for some where to hang out.  It was no mystery that they were actually looking for some where to live and survive.  As they walked down the street, they talked about the myth that cigarette butts are biodegradable.  Smarter
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Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

Mar 19th, 2013 | By
Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

I came upon an interesting video on YouTube. The capital city of Peru, Lima, has only two inches of rainfall a year which makes people
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The Life of The Plastic Savage by Brianna Moore

Mar 14th, 2013 | By
The Life of The Plastic Savage by Brianna Moore

I was born on December 31, 2010, made of virgin plastic, and I will become either a water drinking bottle or a soda pop bottle.  As I leave the factory, I can’t help but to wonder how long my journey will be before I end up in that paradise called the landfill.  I am in a hurry,
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Saving the Earth by Abbie Barnes

Feb 12th, 2013 | By
Saving the Earth by Abbie Barnes

The uncountable number issues that we on planet earth are now facing can be extremely overwhelming, and it is easy to feel lost amongst huge global-scale action plans. However, as an individual or group of any size, change can be made. Below is just a small selection of random ways in which you can help
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Rain Water Harvesting by Abdikadir Aden

Dec 11th, 2012 | By
Rain Water Harvesting by Abdikadir Aden

Photo by: Abdikadir Aden Water is life and every running life is in need of it. It is one of the most important elements and no creature can survive without it. What happens when there is no single drop of water? This small world seems to come to an end. But as humans we appreciate
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Re-use that bathwater!

Oct 13th, 2011 | By
Re-use that bathwater!

Have you ever thought about re-using your bath water?  I am not talking about for another bath, but for something else that you use every day in your bathroom.  If you guessed toilets, you are right!  We are going to talk about how you can flush your toilet by re-using bath or shower water. Did
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A Little Equals A Lot

Mar 15th, 2011 | By
A Little Equals A Lot

It doesn’t take much to help save the earth in a big way! Last year my brothers did a Science Fair experiment to see how much water we’d save if we turned off the faucet while we brushed our teeth. How much do you think our family of five saved in a year? 3,364 3/4
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Tip for saving water

Mar 19th, 2010 | By
Tip for saving water

Waiting for water to get hot? Catch the cold water with a bowl in the shower and in the kitchen. Use this saved water to flush the toilet, water house plants, or water the garden. Stay tuned for more tips from our youth blogging task force in late May!