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World Water Day

WORLD WATER DAY Today, March 22, is World Water Day. [photo by Stacey Lazos] Not to be a downer, but water statistics suck. By 2050 we will have more plastic in the ocean than fish which is going to be … Continue reading

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When Fish Poop Feeds the World

When Fish Poop Feeds the World If you or your kids have ever won a goldfish at a carnival, chances are you took it home and stuck it in a glass bowl where it swam happily for years.  We had … Continue reading

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#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint

#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint I don’t really remember ever taking a walk along a beach that was littered with plastic.  It could be a case of being in the right place at the right time, or … Continue reading

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WATWB – GI

WATWB – GI (Green Infrastructure) Do not despair our present difficulties, but believe always in the promise and greatness of America because nothing is inevitable here.  Americans never quit. We never surrender.  We never hide from history.  We make history. … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018

  EARTH DAY 2018 The State of the Planet and What You Can Do to Help Fix It So here we are again, April 22, Earth Day, the one day a year that belongs to the “Mother of us all,” Senator Gaylord … Continue reading

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Your Assimilative Capacity Has Been Reached

[ Posted first on the Global Water Alliance‘s “Blogs and Utterings” section of which yours truly is the primary contributor.   Your Assimilative Capacity Has Been Reached Given the rains in California last month, resulting in the evacuation of some … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day I think that if Francois Auguste Rene Rodin (1840 – 1917) knew that one of his most famous sculptures, “The Thinker” had become the symbol of World Toilet Day, a day established to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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