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How to Remove Uranium From Drinking Water

Uranium is a silver colored metal that is radioactive and can be found in soil, rocks, and water. Uranium is present in the environment as a result of leaching from natural deposits, release in mill tailings, emissions from the nuclear industry, the combustion of coal and other fuels and the use of phosphate fertilizers that contain uranium. Uranium is found in the environment as a result of leeching from natural deposits, emissions from the nuclear industry, the combustion of coal and other fuels and the use of phosphate fertilizers that contain uranium.  According to a University of Nebraska Lincoln study, 78% of the uranium-contaminated sites are linked to the presence of nitrate, which through a series of reactions oxidizes uranium making it more soluble and… Read More »How to Remove Uranium From Drinking Water

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Our World Depends On Us!

In support of 2020 Global Climate Action, this YouTube presentation Our World Depends On Us answers: “Must We Change? Can We Change? Will We Change?” It’s time to be part of a planet-wide dialogue on the climate crisis and its solutions. It’s time to ask: What is the future we want?

Pollinator Power ebook

“Pollinator Power” ebook

Get your copy of “Pollinator Power,” an educational publication of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. This fact filled ebook contains something for all ages.  Topics include: Pollinating Power  Bats,  Bees Beetles Butterflies Flies Hummingbirds Moths Wasps Pollinator Habitats Providing for Pollinators Pollinators in Peril Pollinator Programs Color the Pollinators Websites and Apps for Pollinator Information Sources for Seeds for Pollinators and  Houses for Pollinators. Download your copy of Pollinator Power now and have fun learning about the wonders in your environment. 

Native Americans Return to their roots

“Food insecurity amid COVID-19 prompts Native Americans to return to their roots” by Katelyn Reinhart, published at Cronkite News, 3 August 2020 “From a traditional hogan in a remote area on the Utah-Arizona line, Cynthia Wilson spent much of her spring sourcing drought-resistant seeds, packing them in small manila envelopes and labeling them to ship to families across the Four Corners.” “Wilson’s upbringing was immersed in Diné culture. Her grandfather was a medicine man, her mother an herbalist. Wilson is a nutritionist who directs the traditional foods program for Utah Diné Bikéyah, a nonprofit that promotes the healing of people and the Earth through conservation of tribal lands.” “She grew up understanding the connection to food, its role in tradition and culture, ceremony and cures. When COVID-19 began… Read More »Native Americans Return to their roots

House, Senate OK Colorado River drought plan, capping years of debate

Both House and Senate versions of the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act require that the Interior secretary authorize the water allocation agreement hammered out by the 7 basin states. That deal is designed to prevent a potential water crisis and settle disputes over who gives up water if the river reaches a crisis level.

UN Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018

According to the United Nations: “The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 found that conflict and climate change were major contributing factors leading to growing numbers of people facing hunger and forced displacement, as well as curtailing progress towards universal access to basic water and sanitation services.” Read the report.

Global Water Scarcity

We live on a planet covered by water, but more than 97% is salty. That leaves only a fraction of 1% of the earth’s total water supply to grow our crops, provide for industrial use, and supply drinking water. Eighty nations now have serious water problems that are expected to become severe within 20 years. Ensuring adequate food and water for all hinges upon the responsible management of our natural resources.

The Global Water Crisis | How Much Water Do We Really Use Everyday?

The global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century. We can manage this problem, but only if we are willing to act now. Learn how much water we use and how we can make a difference.
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Clean Water for Puerto Rico

Clean Water for Puerto Rico With multiple locations and organizations across the country, Earth Water Alliance is securing Clean Water for Puerto Rico by providing water filters for individuals, families, and communities in dire need of clean, safe drinking water. We’ve teamed up with major water filter companies – Sawyer and LifeStraw – to provide critically needed water filters. With boots on the ground, we are so pleased to see our alliances making a difference in providing clean water to so many people throughout Puerto Rico. Earth Water Alliance is also providing seeds to save bees and restore food and vegetation destroyed by the hurricanes. Join us in supporting Earth Water Alliance’s Clean Water for Puerto Rico To support our commitment to Puerto Rico, donate to… Read More »Clean Water for Puerto Rico

Before the Flood, a National Geographic Channel documentary

Before the Flood – Leonardo DiCaprio and National Geographic explore climate change. “Before the Flood, directed by Fisher Stevens, captures a three-year personal journey alongside Academy Award-winning actor and United Nations’ Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio as he interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations who provide unique, impassioned and pragmatic views on what must be done today and in the future to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.” (National Geographic, publication date: 2016 10-30) License: Standard YouTube License

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