Posts Tagged ‘water’

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    A Water Shortage During Brazil’s World Cup

    Mar 26, 14 • 330 Views • No Comments

    A major source of Sao Paulo, Brazil’s water supply has shrunk. Down to 14.7% of its capacity, the Cantareira Basin supplies almost half the area’s water. With little rain until recently (and it’s the rainy season from December to March) and...  [read more]

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    Frozen Jeans

    Nov 4, 11 • 304 Views • No Comments

    Being a responsible citizen of the earth might mean freezing your jeans. According to Levi’s, one pair of jeans, from its inception in the cotton field to its demise in the recycling bin, uses over 900 gallons of water. To reduce the climate change...  [read more]