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Conservation plowing, or conservation tillage, is a method of planting and harvesting crops where stalks and other residue from the previous year are left on the ground into the next season. This reduces soil erosion and... More »

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One fact about water conservation is that low-flow showerheads can save as much as 15 gallons of water during a 10-minute shower. Another fact is that showers require far less water than baths. Another fact about reducin... More »

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Conservation, or the preservation of the world's natural resources, mitigates or reverses the negative effects of human activity. Many of the Earth's resources are non-renewable; once depleted, they are gone for good. Wi... More »

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Water conservation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, recycling, composting, changing the lightbulbs to energy efficient ones and making a home generally more energy efficient are actions that help save the Earth. Simpl... More »

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Environmental awareness proves important for several reasons; it fosters a sense of connection to the natural world, promotes sustainable development and encourages conservation of irreplaceable natural resources and vul... More »

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Benefits of recycling plastic bottles include reduced waste in landfills, conservation of natural resources and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Other benefits are energy conservation and decreased pollution. More »

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Ecotourism can bring needed funds to conservation efforts around the globe, but it can also put stress on wildlife and local populations, if not handled correctly. The more visitors a fragile ecosystem has each year, the... More »

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