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8 Easy New Year’s resolutions for the planet

Easy New Year’s resolutions for 2013 that will be good for the environment too.

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USAID implements rainwater systems in Yemen schools

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a festival to celebrate the conclusion of a U.S. government-funded project to rehabilitate seven Sana’a schools by better preparing them to effectively use water.

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South Africa: Uranium in Potchefstroom water?

Dentists in the Potchefstroom area will begin collecting teeth from donors to better understand uranium content in the local water supply, according to a media report on Saturday.

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South Africa: Water wise gardening for summer

Johannesburg – It’s been one of the coolest springs on record, but the heat of summer is just around the corner. What should you be doing in the garden this summer?

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Limpopo water crisis worsens

The water crisis in Limpopo’s Mopani district is worsening and there isn’t a solution in sight. The district is marred by persistent water shortages and at some stage bore holes were flagged as a solution.

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VIDEO: Some concise info about rainwater harvesting & rainwater tanks

Michael Smit from savewater!® talks about rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks from the Equilibrium display at the 2012 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show. South Africa has a similar climate to Australia and much of the information and tips mentioned in the above video are equally applicable in South Africa.  We recommend JoJo Tanks […]

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Bhutan: Rain water tanks save school

A perennial shortage has been largely solved by harvesting what falls from the sky Goenpasingma Lower Secondary School : Eight years ago, day-scholar students of Goenpasingma lower secondary school in Pemagatshel did not just carry books while going to school in the morning; they also each carried five litres of drinking water.

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War over the Nile River? Egypt & Ethiopia argue over Nile water

ADDIS ABABA: War over the Nile River? It seems that every few weeks, commentary is published suggesting that Egypt and Ethiopia are ready for military battles over the future of the Nile River. This week, Robele Ababya wrote a piece titled “Likely war over the Blue Nile River?” that highlighted the growing concern in Ethiopia […]

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VIDEO: Profiting from on-farm rain water harvesting tanks

Farming Futures has created this short film to help farmers and land managers learn about the benefits of rain water harvesting and rainwater tanks. The video follows the story of Elwyn Griffiths on his Shropshire chicken farm. The rainwater tank system they have installed saves them £100,000 a year in water rates and has huge […]

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