Blame Cognitive Biases When Efforts To Conserve Water Aren’t Effective

Blame Cognitive Biases When Efforts To Conserve Water Aren't Effective

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As California’s drought draws national headlines, we look at what a psychology-minded engineer has discovered when it comes to conserving water at home. DAVID GREENE, HOST: There’s actually some new research into how people think about saving water and whether they are prepared to sacrifice. It might even offer some clues about why conservation efforts don’t always work

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Lawsuits allege pollution from landfill, drinking water led to colon cancer

Lawsuits allege pollution from landfill, drinking water led to colon cancer

Scenes from Tuskegee, Ala. where some residents believe their drinking water is making them sick. (File, Kelly Kazek/kkazek@al.com)

Three Alabama men have filed lawsuits alleging that pollution from the Stone’s Throw Landfill in Tallassee contaminated their drinking water daily, causing colon cancer and other health issues. The suits were filed Friday in the Circuit Court of Macon County, seeking damages from Advanced Disposal, which owns the landfill, and the Utilities

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Rare Footage Helps Explain What Narwhals Use Their Tusks For

Rare Footage Helps Explain What Narwhals Use Their Tusks For

Please see the complete, original care2 article by Alicia Graef at the link below.

Scientists are marveling over never-before-seen footage of narwhals that has brought to light new evidence for what those unicorn-like tusks are actually used for. Narwhals are toothed whales who live in the Arctic waters of Canada, Greenland, Norway, and Russia, but they don’t actually have any teeth in their mouth. Instead, the males grow a long

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Nestlé: The Global Search For Liquid Gold

Nestlé: The Global Search For Liquid Gold

Food and Beverage multinational Nestlé dominates the world water industry with their Pure Life and Poland Springs brands by exploiting water resources both nationally and internationally, negatively affecting local citizens in the company’s determined pursuit of profit. At the World Water Forum held in the Netherlands in March 2000, the major topic on the agenda was whether water is considered a ‘need’ or a ‘right’. The discussion was not directed

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Florida Well Salinity Study

Florida Well Salinity Study

See link below to full original article by WWALS Watershed Coalition (Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®)

See link below to full original article by WWALS Watershed Coalition (Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®)

Update 2017-05-18: Salt water intrusion inland is worse than you think, including the “Apalachicola salinity feature” up to the GA-FL line and east through Lowndes County, with a special additional brackish Valdosta feature. See Revised Hydrogeologic Framework of the Floridan Aquifer System 2016-03.

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