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USA: Man sentenced to gaol for harvesting rainwater

Gary Harrington, an Oregon (USA) man, will be spending a month in jail, after being convicted on nine misdemeanor charges. His crime? “Illegally” collecting rain water on his own property.

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A Mayan Water Storage System With Lessons for Today

A little over 2,000 years ago, many of the Maya were on the move. They abandoned the eroded and deforested low-lying land on the Yucatan peninsula – probably because of a bad drought – and headed to hillier elevations in what is now modern-day central Guatemala, according to Vernon L. Scarborough, an anthropologist at the […]

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