Episode 69: An inconvenient podcast; Bechtel engineers green infrastructure

March 24, 2017 by  
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On this week’s podcast: Inside Al Gore’s Climate Reality training, and a digest of our World Water Day stories.

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9 VR videos that dive deep into water issues

March 24, 2017 by  
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Immersive experiences bring people face-to-face with our impact on marine ecosystems.

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Five changes agri-businesses need to make if they want to survive

March 24, 2017 by  
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For an industry that relies heavily on natural resources such as clean air, soil and water, becoming more environmentally friendly is not just a marketing ploy — it is a necessity.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Ten tips to save you 25,000 gallons of water

March 23, 2015 by  
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Yesterday was  World Water Day , which makes it the perfect time to consider all the small changes you can make to be water smart. For instance, if every American home replaced their old toilets with WaterSense toilets, we would save nearly 640 billion gallons of water a year. And 3,000 gallons go down the drain each year if you leave the faucet running while you’re brushing your teeth. This infographic gives you the 10 top tips that will help you save up to 25,000 gallons of water – that’s a huge difference! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Ten tips to save you 25,000 gallons of water Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: conservation , conserving water , home depot , Home Depot Infographic , infographics , reader submission , saving water , tips to save water , water conservation , water infographic , water use , water-wise , WaterSense toilets , world water day

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Student-Designed Chaac Ha Water Collector Can Harvest 2.5 Liters of Drinking Water from Dew Each Night

April 18, 2013 by  
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World Water Day may have come and gone, but the importance of preserving water remains. There are some amazingly innovative ways to  harvest water out there, like this award-winning Chaac Ha Water Collector designed by students in the Yucatan region of Southern Mexico. This portable water harvesting concept can collect both dew and rain , accumulating 2.5 liters of water each night from dew alone. The idea behind the design was to provide consistent, clean water to rural Mexican communities where access is limited. Read the rest of Student-Designed Chaac Ha Water Collector Can Harvest 2.5 Liters of Drinking Water from Dew Each Night Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: autodesk 3D , chaac ha water collector , eco competitions , green water design , sustainable design , water harvesting , world water day        

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Celebrate World Water Day by Surfing a 14-Foot Wave Made of Plastic Bottles in San Francisco

March 22, 2013 by  
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For the past 20 years, the world has observed World Water Day on March 22nd – and to mark the occasion this year, the Dopper Foundation has erected a 14-foot wave made from reclaimed plastic bottles in San Francisco. The wave, which is made from about 6,000 single-use plastic bottles, has a surfboard attached to it, and visitors are invited to surf the wave of plastic. The event is aimed at raising awareness about the effect that single-use plastic bottles are having on our oceans. Want to ride the wave? Head over to San Francisco’s UN Plaza ! Read the rest of Celebrate World Water Day by Surfing a 14-Foot Wave Made of Plastic Bottles in San Francisco Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Dopper , Dopper Foundation , plastic , Plastic bottles , plastic wave , reclaimed bottles , reclaimed plastic bottles , Recycled Plastic , San Francisco , single-use plastic bottles , UN Plaza , upcycled bottles , upcycling , world water day

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Shigeru Ban’s Innovative IE Paper Tube Pavilion Opens Today in Madrid

March 22, 2013 by  
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Shigeru Ban  is on a roll these days – the internationally acclaimed architect just added yet another newly finished building to his 2013 roster. Today Ban presided over the official opening of the  IE Business School of Madrid ’s Paper Pavilion, which is an airy space comprised of 173 sturdy cardboard tubes. The temporary structure will be used to host IE’s executive education events and other activities centered around the school’s core values of innovation and sustainability. Read the rest of Shigeru Ban’s Innovative IE Paper Tube Pavilion Opens Today in Madrid Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Cardboard architecture , green architecture , ie paper tube pavilion , madrid , madrid architecture , modern architecture spain , paper architecture , paper tube architecture , paper tube building , shigeru ban

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Foster + Partners’ Energy-Efficient Queen Alia Airport Terminal Opens in Jordan

March 22, 2013 by  
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Greenpeace’s 3D Street Art Teaches About Toxic Chemicals in Our Laundry

March 24, 2012 by  
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Greenpeace activists and  Planet Streetpainting artists teamed up to create this amazing optical illusion at the  World Fashion Centre in Amsterdam. The piece is bringing attention to hidden toxic chemicals in brands like  Abercrombie & Fitch ,  Calvin Klein , and  G-Star that get washed out during domestic laundry and pollute our waterways.  Interested in the details and which brands are the worst offenders?   Click ahead to learn more and find out what you can do to keep our water clean. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Abercrombie & Fitch , Adidas , CA , eco-art , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , Greenpeace , h&m , Li-Ning , PUMA , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , toxic chemicals , water issues , water pollution , world water day

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Annie Leonard Tells the Story of Bottled Water on World Water Day

March 22, 2010 by  
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Happy World Water Day ! In honor of this day of international awareness, Annie Leonard has released a new video talking about the evils of bottled water . Entitled “ The Story of Bottled Water “, the new short film is done in the same style as her hit video The Story of Stuff , with simple cartoons, hard-hitting facts and compelling information. Even if you were against bottled water before, this video will make you cringe at how wasteful bottling water in plastic can be.

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