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And on a small scale in your own house if you grow it in dilute urine, you reduce the fertilizer load on the local ecosystem.
But some experts argue that single-option penalties could reduce already low reporting levels of the incidents.
Although the industry debates environmental and energy benefits, bans and taxes to reduce plastic bag use have swept the world.
You'd reduce water use and end runoff by recycling water in a closed irrigation system.
Skylights help reduce overall lighting costs by bringing natural daylight from above into the home.
The drive to cap usage is ostensibly a way to reduce costs.
Reduce the equities portion and increase the bond if you are skittish or near retirement.
We need to utilize everything in out power to reduce our dependence on foreign oil including using our own natural resources.
Such details help design improved strategies to reduce bird strikes.
Studies suggest that they may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Running barefoot may reduce your risk of injury, some say.
As a result, there is simply no way to reduce to zero the risk of a false or misleading reference.
So are steps such as moving more transactions online, to reduce contact with officials.
Every step you take to reduce the amount of nitrogen oxides emitted into the air from vehicles will help reduce acid rain.
Instead the drugs may interfere with the inflammatory pathway in the body, and less inflammation may reduce cardiovascular risk.
Their function is to reduce new animal specimens to skeletons, and at this they are specialists.
To reduce evaporation, water when temperatures are cooler and air is still, usually in the early morning.
To reduce the complexity of their experiments, they often bred close relatives.
So, rather than reduce services, many in the field are being asked to do more with less.
It's a tall order to ask the government to reduce unemployment, especially when it is structural.
Reuse shipping boxes to reduce cardboard consumption.
Most of these drugs are depressants, which can reduce inhibitions by depressing those brain functions first.
Bring the liquid to a boil, then reduce heat until simmering.
The couple purchased an inexpensive desk, sawed off the back legs to reduce its footprint, and bolted it to the wall studs.
The case does appear to reduce the amount of radiation your head absorbs, without cutting signal strength.
The only sensible way to cut the deficit is to reduce the military spending.
Turning off the water while you brush your teeth is a simple way to reduce greenhouse gases.
With this simple change, you can drastically reduce the amount of water you use.
Reduce heat to a simmer and keep jars in water until needed.
So the low-tax option to reduce the national debt is far, far better.
Successfully scaling up this design could dramatically reduce the inefficiencies in future lithium-ion batteries.
Now manufacturers are trying to develop tyres that reduce that consumption still further.
Replacing wood and coal with electricity could help reduce poverty and pollution.
Thousands cross within hours, and souvenir hunters soon reduce the wall to rubble.
The rotating handle helps reduce hand and wrist fatigue.
The only way to reduce ocean temperatures is to dramatically reign in our emission of greenhouse gases.
The only long-term solution to this connected set of problems is to reduce the world's reliance on oil.
Industrialized countries have worked to reduce levels of sulfur dioxide, smog, and smoke in order to improve people's health.
Now, even the dead can do one last thing to reduce their ecological footprint.
Another study found that water trading helped to reduce the damage wrought by droughts.
Moving flight times from night to day could reduce air travel's contributions to global warming, a new study suggests.
Reduce heat and whisk in butter a few pieces at a time making sure sauce does not boil.
The new programmes are mostly intended to reduce alcohol, marijuana and tobacco use, and are evaluated in those terms.
Click on the areas below to take action to reduce your levels of consumption.
To reduce food sources for ants, keep aphid and whitefly populations under control.
We don't need ruinous short-term attempts to reduce the deficit that will plunge the economy into a double-dip recession.
Combine your errands, car pool to work, or take public transportation to reduce both your energy and water use.
Locals can also drop off their gently used furniture to reduce and recycle and give quality pieces a second life in a new home.
They might therefore reduce even correctly-measured growth if set too high.
Provide incentives for farming business to reduce the use of pesticides.
These products reduce the impact of logging by blending plastic with wood fiber.
Meanwhile, more efficient vehicles would reduce the cost of long commutes, potentially making the situation worse.
Add juices, lime leaves, and kumquats and reduce by half.
The nonprofit hopes this practice will reduce destruction of mangrove forests, which protect coasts from erosion.
When leaves begin to yellow and wilt in fall, gradually reduce watering and stop fertilizing.
Improvements in modern home-building methods are helping to reduce the impact humans have on the environment.
Natural enemies reduce the loopers population but may not provide adequate control at certain times of the year.
He helped the group develop new air quality guidelines that set out global goals to reduce deaths from pollution.
Handpicking is an effective way to reduce adult populations.
The space agency has sought to reduce debris created at liftoff and to detect any damage before reentry.
Then reduce heat so bubbles that form on pan bottom only pop to the surface occasionally.
When water resumes boiling, reduce heat to a simmer.
Also reduce sugar slightly so the whipped mixture firms up at a lower temperature.
Improving your home's energy efficiency helps reduce the cost of your solar energy system.
Keep it on the dry side to reduce vigor, encourage ripening.
If you're not in the market for a new water heater anytime soon, insulate your water pipes to reduce heat loss.
Implementing new workplace policies can significantly reduce your office's paper use.
However, your suggestion of scraping off the mold cap before rinsing the seeds would clearly reduce the amount of rinsing needed.
When leaves drop in late winter or early spring, cut stems back to two buds and reduce watering to minimum.
That's bad for commercial growers, who want everything to fruit at once to reduce labor costs.
Switching from a power to a reel mower will give a cleaner cut and reduce noise and pollution.
Mist plants frequently to increase humidity and reduce stress.
For big flower clusters, reduce the number of stems.
With gasoline prices high again, universities are looking for ways to reduce their long-term reliance on the fuel.
Fortunately there are some relatively simple ways to reduce the energy consumption of a base-station.
New insights into how cells cope with stress could help combat neurological diseases and reduce the ravages of aging.
Given the need to reduce budget deficits, governments will be looking to reduce health-care expenditure or increases taxes.
Create an action list of steps people could take to reduce or reverse the problem.
The new rolls were inspired by building managers who sought to reduce runouts and labor costs.
The goal was to reduce the consumption of saturated fat, which raises cholesterol levels.
Reduce the length of sports seasons and reduce or eliminate nontraditional seasons.
Yet, paradoxically, the same technology that is creating this inequality could also reduce it.
Now researchers have found that further raising levels of the stress hormones in the body can actually reduce a phobic's anxiety.
Colleges and universities have responded in part by attempting to reduce their largest personnel expense: faculty salaries.
Better efficiency can reduce emissions, but does not solve the indoor-pollution problem.
Still, he insisted that the government has every incentive to reduce student-loan defaults.
Neither development nor democracy has served to reduce inequality much.
We need to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, which come from a wide variety of sources.
Energy efficient homes reduce unnecessary energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and demands for nonrenewable resources.
Have groups create a list of action steps that people could take to reduce or reverse the problem.
The world is eager for energy alternatives that greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
One obvious way to reduce costs is to keep pay down.
The leaves of the upper canopy intercept raindrops and reduce their impact on vegetation and butterflies below.
Developed countries would also specify an amount by which they mean to reduce their emissions.
As the green movement caught on, many people started looking around their homes for ways to reduce energy consumption.
Although the gate leads nowhere, it gives the impression that the garden continues and helps reduce the feeling of confinement.
There is only one way safely and legitimately to reduce the cost of national security, and that is to reduce the need for it.
No one can adequately reduce these things of the spirit to phrases or to a catalogue of definitions.
Remove clams from shells and reduce liquor to one-third cupful.
Governments can reduce poverty and inequality through taxes and cash transfers.
Thus the deficit-reduction plans are likely to increase risk and reduce business confidence rather than to reduce risk.
The three main goals are to reduce prices, improve the security of supply and combat climate change.
And it would help reduce the private and public debt burdens that weigh on the rich world's economies.
The main aim of innovation would be not to reduce risk but to make cars or flights cheaper.
Few doubt that it will use all its skill and muscle to reduce prices and woo shoppers.
Last year's fall was partly owing to new safety procedures, which helped reduce the industry's fatality rate.
Pressing them to reduce rates further would jeopardise their ability to attract private capital, inhibiting their growth.
The only way is to reduce costs, relative to countries inside and outside the currency area.
Other reforms give some succour to those seeking to reduce animal suffering.
One is to reduce the amount of incoming sunlight that the planet absorbs.
Third, the deterioration in economic conditions would obviously cause a broad range of companies to reduce payouts.
Regulators have become bolder, which should also help to reduce the risk of a crisis.
New software is often carefully calculated to reduce the value to consumers of the previous version.
Attempts to reduce capital requirements in busts are equally fraught.
And publishers could eliminate the used-book market and reduce incentives for students to illegally download copies as well.
From the perspective of the great teachers, it's demeaning and foolish to reduce people to their athletic prowess.
There is a way to reduce the debt burden, but it has to be done as part of a well thought out and properly executed plan.
The use of a lot of antibiotics in meat and dairy cows, for instance, is a result of breeding to reduce genetic diversity.
Privacy, in other words, involves so many things that it is impossible to reduce them all to one simple idea.
They do their part in educating students and helping them reduce their possibly harmful footprint.
Some college officials are considering teaming up to negotiate better rates for cloud services, hoping to reduce costs.
And better insulation would reduce fuel demands too.
So everything working together should be able to reduce the pathogen load.
Touching all three fingers to an experimenter's hand also failed to reduce pain.
They argue that it can lessen traffic and reduce emissions from cars.
Speaking generally, the main effects that these drugs have outside the brain is they reduce blood pressure.
But putting people's health information in databases and online is going to do more than simply reduce redundancies.
But paper is easily recycled, which helps to reduce the number of trees that have to be cut down.
The good news is that much can be done to reduce lethal conflict in the world today.
The foundation plans to finance a sterilization program on the island to reduce the stray overpopulation.
The routes help keep ticket prices down and reduce harmful emissions.
Invasive species push aside native vegetation and reduce diversity of plant cover.
Electric propellers used for an initial boost would fold into the plane after takeoff to reduce drag.
Such storms reduce the time that warnings are effective and allow people to get out of harm's way.
Over high heat, reduce the liquid that remains in the pot by half.
Algae not only reduce a plant's global warming gases, but also devour other pollutants.
Hybrid systems could reduce those costs significantly.
Beyond reducing fuel consumption, the hybrid drive can also greatly reduce noise heard by people on the ground.
Still, you can take steps to reduce your family's exposure.
Researchers say that daily caffeine jolt might also reduce your risk of developing a type of skin cancer.
Sandor believes that one way to reduce pollution is to make it so costly to polluters that they stop.
The quickest way to reduce the budget deficit is to get potential taxpayers back to work.
They reduce us all to random faces in crowds of strangers.
Conversely, economies of scale also allow makers of high-end products to reduce prices without skimping on quality.
Reduce speed to low and add hot milk mixture in a stream, mixing until combined.
Bring to a simmer, stir once, then reduce heat to low.
He would, if he had to, reduce his actors to tears until he achieved what he wanted.
Because the average consumer when they're overly levered, you reduce spending, and you sell stuff.
Seventy-eight percent of libertarians believed gun-control laws fail to reduce people's access to guns.
Such protectionist moves reduce trade, and ultimately, prosperity for both nations involved.
But there is no easy way to take the product and reduce it back to its original primes.
The new undersea cables aren't being driven by a need for more capacity, but rather to reduce latency in the network.
Here the treatment appeared to reduce the formation of new memories.
Good accounting should reduce such dead-weight losses.
For starters, they would reduce real interest rates, mitigating the problem of the zero lower bound on nominal rates.
So it was doing what it could to reduce the traffic risk.
Liposuction is the only way to actually reduce the number of fat cells in your spare tire.
It is also pointing to simple ways to reduce the problem.
Each subsequent migration out of these departed groups would reduce variability in genes and skull shape.
If those predictions don't match the actual sensations, the brain then revises its plan to reduce error.
One theory is that oxygen can help reduce inflammation and improve flow of oxygen to brain tissue.
Bicycle makers struggle to reduce the weight of a bike to make it more efficient.
Also becoming a vegetarian or vegan can help reduce the amount of greenhouse gases being put into the air.
The mix is left to ferment for up to six days to reduce the beans' bitterness.
Most importantly, the higher specific impulse of nuclear v chemical rockets has the potential to greatly reduce mission duration.
The need to reduce the work of art to its message obfuscates the character of its artistic lineage.
The right policy is to reduce the imbalances as quickly as possible.
He stressed the need to cover the uninsured and reduce the costs of health insurance.
Ideological justifications do not change that specialization of function or reduce the enormous danger that is inherent in it.
Their main concern was to eliminate or reduce symptoms by treating sufferers with drugs that would alter brain function.
Better wind forecasts could prevent blackouts and reduce pollution.
Efforts to reduce pollution will let scientists see how the climate responds.
Entangled photons can dramatically reduce the feature sizes possible with lithography.
Smart building systems linked to the smart grid offer a more comprehensive way to reduce consumption.
If policymakers want to reduce energy consumption, first they must grasp what people's current habits are.
The technique can reduce the amount of other materials used and improve solar-cell performance.
To reduce this effect, cell makers apply antireflective coatings or etch the cell's surface to increase photon absorption.
What's more, additional policy measures may be needed to reduce overall fuel consumption.
The startup isn't the first company to attempt to reduce costs by concentrating sunlight onto smaller solar cells.
Second, he argues, only manufacturing can meaningfully reduce unemployment.
It wont reduce costs of building a re-usable vehicles.
Organic dyes reduce the cost of making the cells because they are more abundant and cheaper to obtain than ruthenium compounds.
The remaining energy savings come from using sensors and a central controller to reduce light use.
Delivering a compound directly to a cancer cell's biochemical machinery could make it more effective and help reduce side effects.
The new catalysts promote these reactions, and so reduce the amount of energy wasted as the cells are charged and discharged.
Both approaches reduce the films' conductivity--the ability to convey charge--and capacitance--the ability to store it.
New data suggest that aggressive drug treatments to reduce known heart-disease risk factors don't actually help diabetes patients.
It asked the public if cutting the military's size would reduce its effectiveness.
But if you're worried about carcinogens, you can reduce your consumption by marinating meat before grilling it.
Growth could also be restrained by the budget cuts necessary to narrow deficits and reduce borrowing.
We make choices everyday that can help reduce air pollution.
Learn how to reduce the environmental impact of your everyday activities.
Implementation of cost-effective mechanisms to reduce emissions and their impact on the environment will continue to evolve.
Season with salt, then bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
Many health experts are a little peeved that the department chose to name ingredients rather than actual foods to reduce.
Developed as a post-surgical drug, it is not a narcotic and is used to reduce inflammation and pain.
High-protein diets are acidic and reduce the amount of natural stone inhibitors in the urine.
That's a good beginning point, especially since it coincides with a plan to reduce the population at the remaining centers.