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11 Reasons You Seriously Should Be Drinking More Water

11 Reasons You Seriously Should Be Drinking More Water

Yeah, yeah. You’ve been told many times that you should be drinking more water. Growing up, your mom would insist that you eat your vegetables and drink water. In school you learned about the food pyramid and how many glasses of water you should drink every day. Your...

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9 Ways You Can Help The Syrian Refugees NOW

9 Ways You Can Help The Syrian Refugees NOW

The Syrian refugee crisis has reached massive proportions. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been displaced from their homes and are trying to make a new life elsewhere. Others are stuck in refugee camps, desperately hoping for the chance to move to another...

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4 Practical Ways To Help In A Disaster

4 Practical Ways To Help In A Disaster

It’s a frighteningly common occurrence. As you scroll through your social feeds or watch the news, you hear of another disaster happening in another part of world. A hurricane in the Philippines, an earthquake in Nepal, a tsunami in Thailand. It’s sad. Grievous....

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50 Heartbreaking Facts and Stats About The Global Water Crisis

50 Heartbreaking Facts and Stats About The Global Water Crisis

1,800 child deaths every day are linked to water, sanitation and hygiene
2,000 children aged 5 and under die every day from a water-related disease
783 million people do not have access to clean and safe water worldwide
1 in 9 people worldwide do not have access to safe and clean drinking water.

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Do You Know The Hard Facts About Bottled Water?

Do You Know The Hard Facts About Bottled Water?

Have you ever thought about that bottle of water you’re drinking? Most of us consume bottled water in massive quantities without giving it a second thought. We buy it by the case, burn through the bottles, and then toss them in the trash. And we do all this without...

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4 Stark Realities Of The Global Water Crisis

4 Stark Realities Of The Global Water Crisis

Everyday, millions of people take clean water for granted. We don’t give a second thought to taking a long shower or cleaning our cars. We bathe our children in crystal clear water and cool off with the hose. We drink tall, cold glasses of water, one after another,...

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5 Stunning Facts About Clean Water You Must Know

5 Stunning Facts About Clean Water You Must Know

Water is incredibly, astonishingly precious. Water allows us to stay hydrated and quench our thirst. Water allows us to clean our bodies and maintain proper hygiene. Water cleans our toilets and our cars and our windows. Water allows us to relax in swimming pools and...

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What Do You Know About Clean Water?

What Do You Know About Clean Water?

There have been an increasing number of studies showing that up to eighty percent of illness and hospitalizations in the emerging economies are directly related to contaminated water. Millions of people still source their water from open wells, lakes, rivers, ponds, and unclean storage tanks. The question for us becomes how we can be a sustainable solution without creating more dependency in the supply and delivery of water filter systems.

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Job Creation and Energy Savings through a Transition to Modern Off-grid Lighting

Job Creation and Energy Savings through a Transition to Modern Off-grid Lighting

A market transformation from inefficient and polluting fuel-based lighting to solar-LED systems is well underway across the developing world, but the extent of net job creation has not previously been defined. An article written by Evan Mills from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California/Berkeley, Job Creation and Energy Savings through a Transition to Modern Off-grid Lighting, finds that current worldwide employment associated with fuel-based lighting represents approximately 150,000 jobs.

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Take Action. Inspire Change. #MandelaDay

Take Action. Inspire Change. #MandelaDay

Today is the Nelson Mandela International Day, launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on July 18, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in your hands now”. It is more than a celebration of his life, it is a global movement to honor his life’s work and act to change the world for the better.

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