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Turning cities into sponges: how Chinese ancient wisdom is taking on climate change | Art and design | The Guardian
How Chinese cities use sponge + ancient design to sequester & reuse water, mitigate extreme weather; pioneer architect interview
china  wisdom  design  sustainability  architect  city  Urban  irrigation  sponge  concrete  drought  water  management  aquafer  climate  change  monsoon  asia  sequester 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Our Approach — Lotic Labs
Funds insurance risk management services for water utilities facing #climate #change #weather #wastewater
water  wastewater  insurance  risk  management  fund  chicago  utility  weather  climate  change 
february 2018 by csrollyson
From the Inside: The Countdown to Day Zero | Daily Maverick
Sad but very instructive: many cities will face similar challenges as #climate #change intensifies. Think about your community. => Water natural disaster in slo-mo: Cape Town runs out of water due to prolonged drought and mismanagement
capetown  south  africa  2018  Q1  water  natural  disaster  government  management  desalination  economy  impact  police  drought  climate  change 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Water-only fasting and an exclusively plant foods diet in the management of stage IIIa, low-grade follicular lymphoma. - PubMed - NCBI
Follicular lymphoma (FL), the second most common non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), The case of a 42-year-old woman diagnosed by excisional biopsy with stage IIIa, grade 1 FL. She underwent a medically supervised, 21-day water-only fast after which enlarged lymph nodes were substantially reduced in size.
cancer  fasting  lymphoma  casestudy  diet  water  lifestyle  transformation 
may 2017 by csrollyson
Probabilistic Flood Mapping Using Volunteered Geographical Information (social media)
Exploratory research into using social media to create and compare flood|stormwater models
water  city  research  social  media  photo  video  casestudy  austin  texas  university  model  twitter  flickr  youtube  storm 
april 2017 by csrollyson
Sustainable Living Stack Exchange
Great Q&A on many aspects of #sustainable #living on @stackexchange
discussion  forum  recycling  howto  energy  solar  power  good  compost  water  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
august 2016 by csrollyson
Israel Proves the Desalination Era is Here - Scientific American
Israel's breakthrough #water supply & agriculture due to innovation in #desalination + #conservation
water  desalination  israel  innovation  q3  2016  desert  policy  conservation  plant  science  filter  syria  farm  agriculture  jordan  climate  change  middleeast  2ghcj  2csrollyson  environment 
july 2016 by csrollyson
Salmon caught near Seattle proven to be inundated with antidepressants, cocaine and more - NaturalNews.com
Prescription & recreational #drugs not removed by #water
treatment, poison #food, oceans #pharma
drug  water  treatment  plant  environment  ocean  seattle  salmon  ecosystem  Q3  2016  pharma  Ethics  2ghcj 
july 2016 by csrollyson
Plants & Flowers » Scarlet Star
Excellent reference for guzmania lingulata ska Scarlet Star
garden  bromeliad  guzmania  lingulata  care  reference  propagation  light  water  pest  howto  tillandsia 
april 2016 by csrollyson
Could water be the next economic development disrupter?
#Water #infrastruction impact on economic development—right now: What's your strategy?
water  economy  development  pointofview  strategy  industry  employer  q1  2016  city  government  treatment  plant  infrastructure  2ghcj  2csra  2cdo 
march 2016 by csrollyson
Home - Chicago Maritime MuseumChicago Maritime Museum
CMM chronicles Chicago's maritime history, relationship to its waterways
chicago  culture  history  river  lake  michigan  museum  sailing  commerce  water  Photo_galleries 
november 2015 by csrollyson
C40 | Global Cities Acting in Concert to Combat Climate Change
Glocal initiative of cities working together to significantly reduce their contribution to climate change
climate  change  city  urbanism  collaboration  global  environment  green  initiative  government  local  energy  transport  water  waste  management  NGO  website  2ghcj 
may 2015 by csrollyson
Los Angeles River: From Concrete Ditch to Urban Oasis
Large project to transform the "LosAngeles River" into a large urban park
losangeles  river  design  transformation  q2  2015  project  history  water  city  urban  environment  green 
april 2015 by csrollyson
Fluoride Action Network | 50 Reasons to Oppose Fluoridation
Compelling site compiles numerous references to harmful effects of fluoridating water supplies; the USA fluoridates far more people than any other country
fluoride  water  study  reference  global  usa  statistics  china  india  ireland  europe  comparison 
november 2014 by csrollyson
There’s Plastic on Your Face… and it’s Washing Down the Drain | Whole Foods Market
How plastic #microbeads in facial cleansers end up in rivers & oceans where they absorb chemicals and poison fish and food supply
beauty  pollution  water  river  ocean  pesticide  2014  facial  cleanser  product  environment  green 
july 2014 by csrollyson
Water: The drying of the West | The Economist
Just in from The Duh Dept: new water conservation focus in west USA CA NV AZ; coming to grips w waste #fb
water  management  government  subsidy  distortion  farmer  USA  agriculture  california  nevada  arizona  colorado  policy  Q1  2014  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
february 2014 by csrollyson
The List #0147: Escape a Car Underwater - Autoblog
FUN I hope you'll never need: how to escape a car underwater; some interesting physics [video] #fb
video  water  escape  car  accident  howto  tv  physics  2csrollyson 
december 2013 by csrollyson
SumOfUs
Confronts enterprises and governments with citizen support to stop polluting water, air, food and others
activism  organization  global  environment  economy  social  action  ocean  air  water  food 
december 2013 by csrollyson
40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World «TwistedSifter
FASCINATING: use these maps to marvel at parts of the world, seen thru many lenses #kudos #fb
exceptional  map  world  global  politics  nature  geography  climate  population  Statistics  culture  business  travel  alcohol  coffee  sexuality  oil  economy  water  crime 
september 2013 by csrollyson
U.S. Intelligence Agencies See a Different World in 2030 - Bloomberg
Intelligence report vision on "the world in 2030": multipolar, dry, hungry, wealthier & need for collaboration
world  vision  economy  Society  2030  usa  intelligence  report  q4  2012  asia  north  america  south  africa  europe  water  food  population  weather  climate  change  2ghcj 
december 2012 by csrollyson
Products | water filters
**Search amazon for special coupon code before buying** Love the undersink "Aquaversa"
water  filter  vendor  ecommerce  specifications  Household  Health_natural 
august 2012 by csrollyson
Multi Pure Undercounter Water Filter System - CBVOCSB
Ended up buying this in Sep 2011; going great so far; much higher quality components/construction than the SunPure filter we replaced
water  filter  undercounter  residential  ecommerce  home  apartment 
november 2011 by csrollyson
DANA ULLMAN: Nobel laureate Montagnier takes homeopathy seriously
reviews scientific research on electromagnetic & nano effects of homeopathyeffects of
homeopathy  research  review  alternative  medicine  france  india  healthcare  electromagnetic  water  memory 
september 2011 by csrollyson
Certified Water Treatment Devices Directory
California uses an NSF process to test hundreds of models of water filters; somewhat easier to use than the NSF site
water  filter  certifications  california  health  government  exceptional 
september 2011 by csrollyson
Water filter brands from Consumer Reports
Very brief descriptions of major brands (manufacturers) and where to buy
water  filter  comparison  brand  guide 
september 2011 by csrollyson
Water.org
Great source for learning about water's impact on human lives *and* how you can help Thx @nikegoal
water  aid  organization  NGO  environment  global  asia  africa  SouthAmerica  central  america  NFP  2ghcj 
january 2011 by csrollyson
City of Chicago :: Comprehensive Chemical Analysis
Excellent collection of reports & analyses; some guidance in notes
chicago  drinking  water  city  chemical  analysis  test  2009  Q1  Q2 
january 2011 by csrollyson
TestProducts.com - Test Kits, Meters & Safety Products
Comprehensive site with several individual tests & kits for most contaminants
water  air  test  kit  drinking  ecommerce 
january 2011 by csrollyson
InspectUSA.com Sensafe Total Water 15-in-1 (487986) Home Test Kit
Fairly comprehensive test; good instructions on website lets you know how to use the kit before you buy
water  drinking  test  guide 
january 2011 by csrollyson
Innovators of Water Quality Testing & Test Strips | Industrial Test Systems, Inc.
Category killer: specializes in water testing products; very comprehensive, you can order strips for any contaminant; nominally useful blog
water  drinking  test  blog  laboratory 
january 2011 by csrollyson
SenSafe Water Quality Test Kit, 487986 Only $32
Tests 15 contaminants; seems to be the limit of most home kits
water  drinking  test  kit 
january 2011 by csrollyson
Analytical Quality Water Test Kits and Drinking Water Test Kits
Pretty basic, doesn't test enough contaminants for me but quality probably pretty decent for some uses
water  drinking  test  kit  ecommerce 
january 2011 by csrollyson
3M - Chicago, IL, Illinois, City Drinking Water Report, Pollutants, Contaminants Detected, Atrazine, Nitrate, Nitrite, Lead, Lake Michigan, EPA, Chemicals
Quotes 3rd party reports; haven't verified elsewhere, although no surprises; 3M is marketing their filters, so possible conflict
water  report  illinois  drinking 
january 2011 by csrollyson
ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Chromium
Great site for studying toxic chemicals & their effects
toxic  chemical  portal  database  directory  statistics  test  chromium  environment  agency  water 
december 2010 by csrollyson
NSF Certified Products - Drinking Water Treatment Units
Advanced search NSF's database to find third party certified filters
water  certification  database  directory 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Water Filter - ImmInst.org Forums
Discussion of reverse osmosis vs. distillation for purification and retaining trace minerals
water  filter  technology  comparison  discussion  distillation  reverse  osmosis  mineral  health 
december 2010 by csrollyson
NSF International : Consumer
Excellent site for understanding drinking water politics, testing and features
water  certifications  Test  standards  filter  home  consumer  business  watchdog 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Water Filter Comparisons & Reviews
Sponsored by Aquasana parent but has good info: side-by-side shootout top10 brands
water  filter  comparison  home  directory  vendor 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Water Filters Information: Links for Water Filters
List of (presumably) decent water filter manufacturers
water  filter  usa  vendor  directory 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Water Filters Reviews
Good starter for research on water filters; some detail, could be more
water  filter  tool  home  kitchen  carbon  osmosis  comparison  rating  report 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Tragedy of the commons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Classic and more relevant than ever: one way to think about managing finite resources and infinite demand
economics  scarcity  plenty  philosophy  exceptional  environment  resource  pollution  carbon  pasture  England  Boston  Common  Human  Morality  freeloader  Greed  Destruction  Earth  Water  Air  Software 
november 2010 by csrollyson

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