June 8th is World Oceans Day, the UN-designated day for the global community to celebrate and take action for our shared ocean. This year, take a moment to make change on two little-known but all-important issues: global warming and ocean acidification.
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There are many discernable brands that have been found in the North Pacific Gyre over the years and here are some of the most plentiful.
Over the past 30 years, wild salmon numbers have depleted due to over fishing, habitat destruction, dams, and hatchery salmon competition. Due to the federally recommended Salmon Hatchery Reform Project, salmon fisheries are improving.
Grey water filtrations are a cheap and easy way of filtering the water and making it ready for reuse.
A hand-held nano-filtration system called Lifesaver could offer an alternative to shipping bottled water to regions affected by disaster.
Just one month after southeastern Australia marked the tragic anniversary of the disastrous floods in early 2011, new floodwaters are threatening Queensland and have already stranded over 15,000 people in New South Wales.
In today’s economic climate, saving on household expenses is a top priority for many Americans. While many personal finance websites rightly advise consumers to save money on energy costs by implementing habits like turning off lights when not in use, there are more effective ways of reducing both your carbon footprint and your energy bill.
General Electric has addressed one great leak in the energy sinking ship with its recent release of the GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater.
These five books are a great place to start to learn more about the water crisis, water conservation methods, and ways to help those in need.
When most people see the water towers that loom over residential areas they typically think of the water pressure in their showers or sinks. But when New York City’s Frank Zammataro — President and Founder of the NYC-based energy company Rentricity — sees a water tower, he sees electricity. Or at least the potential for it.
Every home photovoltaic system, whether it provides electricity to the home or heats the home’s water supply, helps the fight against climate change and helps save precious water – and it can cut water heating costs in half!
The algae biofuel company OriginOil is starting to rev into commercial production and that could mean good news for green jobs in the U.S. – and good news for the U.S. Navy, too. The latest step is a new partnership with algae grower Aquaviridis to introduce OriginOil’s high tech algae oil extraction system to a facility in Mexicali, Mexico. If the R&D phase is a success, next up would be a network of algae farms in the southwestern U.S. as well as additional sites in Mexico.
The award-winning LifeStraw® personal water filter is now available to consumers in the U.S. and Canada for the first time. The portable filter—used since 2005 amid harsh conditions in developing countries—removes bacteria and parasites from water, and is ideal for outdoor activities, overseas travel, and emergency preparedness.