Oysters are filter-feeders. That means they suck in the water around them, filtering out the plankton and bits of dead animals and waste that they eat, then spit the water back out, free of that waste. The process feeds the oysters, produces food for humans, and cleans the water around them. Exactly how much these […]
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Hi, gang! It’s been a while since our last post, and since then this “4 liter challenge” thing has surged in popularity and then kinda died down. A few weeks ago, however, our good friend Jeff McIntire-Strasburg took on the challenge and documented his day in words and YouTube videos which he was kind enough […]
Hand washing with hot water is unnecessary, says a new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University.
It’s within our reach to end water poverty. What would it take?
Toilet to tap is the term for taking wastewater from residences and businesses, cleaning it up, then sending it back to those same residences and businesses as drinking water. A recent study says that most Americans favor recycling water, but draw the line at toilet to tap. Is it really that bad?
Less than 1% of the fresh water of the world’s fresh water is available for human consumption – even less of that is clean enough to drink.
Could the glaciers melting in the Himalayans be a positive thing?
Businesses are saying one thing to legislators and another to investors concerning clean air and clean water regulations.
by Morgan Rusnak With Thanksgiving only a few days away, it’s hard not to be taking inventory of the things we’re thankful for: Friends, family, a great education and the privilege of clean drinking water. Thanksgiving is a perfect way to celebrate the beauty of water and the power of sustainability. Even though it’s […]
Save the Frogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to amphibian conservation, is competing for $250,000 in the Chase Community Giving Contest. Save the Frogs is involved in many projects to improve water quality around the world.
This infographic by WellHome explores the side of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” that the gas industry would rather we didn’t talk about.
This bottle water refill station might seem sort of silly, but when you’re out and about all day and trying to avoid bottled water, it can really make your day!