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Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build 10,000 Rain Gardens

Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build 10,000 Rain Gardens

Melbourne Water, a water supply company owned by the Victorian State Government, is encouraging Australian residents to create 10,000 rain gardens - and they're already up to 7,804! A rain garden is a

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Study Finds That Cutting Food Waste Could Feed One Billion Hungry People

Study Finds That Cutting Food Waste Could Feed One Billion Hungry People

Improving food security and availability is increasingly important as temperatures continue to rise, the population continues to grow and water becomes more precious. The focus often falls on techniques

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Washit: A Washer That Washes Your Clothes While You Shower!

Washit: A Washer That Washes Your Clothes While You Shower!

Four Turkish university students have developed Washit, a shower unit that collects and filters used water for washing clothes or showering. Ahmet Burak Aktas, Adem Onalan, Salih Berk Ilhan and Burak

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New Study Finds Groundwater Demand Outstrips Supply For Over 1 Billion People

New Study Finds Groundwater Demand Outstrips Supply For Over 1 Billion People

Water Levels Photo from Shutterstock Over 1 billion people live in areas where groundwater is disappearing faster than it can be replenished, according to a new study published in Nature. Groundwater

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‘Water Footprint of Humanity’ Study Shows Average Person Uses 1,056 Gallons of Water Each Day

‘Water Footprint of Humanity’ Study Shows Average Person Uses 1,056 Gallons of Water Each Day

Hold on to your office chairs, research-loving infographic fans – we’ve got a doozy for you here. Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have compiled a report on the

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Waving Wall: Massive Recycled Bottle Installation Shows the Virtual Water Footprint of Two Pairs of Jeans

Waving Wall: Massive Recycled Bottle Installation Shows the Virtual Water Footprint of Two Pairs of Jeans

Did you know that it takes 140 liters of water to produce a standard cup of coffee - without milk? This is virtual water footprint includes the H20 used to irrigate and process the coffee beans and

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