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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint One Month at a Time

With all the Earth Day reminders on reducing your carbon footprint you might feel a bit overwhelmed as to how to make a 360-degree turn in a matter of days. Many of you have worked diligently to make sustainable changes in your surrounding environment. Then again, there are your family and friends who have no […]

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Wetlands: their Importance and Function

Wetlands range from springs, seeps, mires and bogs in the mountains, to midland marches and flood plains, to coastal lakes, mangrove swamps and estuaries. All wetlands are linked by rivers. Water purification • Plants and soils in wetlands play a significant role in purifying water. • Many nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen, which are […]

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Easy water saving tips

What you can do to save water at home IN THE BATHROOM: Turn the water off while brushing your teeth. Letting the tap run for two minutes while brushing your teeth twice a day could be wasting as much as 33 litres of water. Rather fill a glass with water and rinse your mouth and […]

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