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Last night’s Super Bowl will, of course, be remembered for its best commercials! Last year, Stella Artois made a splash with its #PourItForward campaign, teaming with Water.org to provide 5 years of clean water to someone in the developing world. They are continuing the campaign in 2019. If you purchase a limited edition glass “chalice” you help to provide clean water for communities that need it. Last year the company, which is a division of Anheiser-Bush, was criticized because they did not explain how the campaign’s water math works. This year, they were crystal clear: $3.13 helps provide 5 years of clean water for 1 person in the developing world. Stella Artois will donate $3.13 to Water.org for every Limited-Edition Stella Artois Chalice sold in the U.S. between 1/1/19 and 12/31/19, up to 300,000 chalices. We love Carrie’s return — look for the #PourItForward ad on the bus behind her! And check out their other great SB throwback ad.
by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer “Glacier blood,” or “watermelon snow,” is sweeping across the Alps, and researchers are eager to survey the snow to figure out what’s responsible for the mysterious phenomenon—the culprit: algal blooms. A new study has found that the same algae that cause dreaded red tide are now blooming en masse on mountains worldwide. […]
One more of the Trump administration’s rollbacks will meet its demise as EPA Administrator Michael Regan and the Biden administration are planning to reinstate protections for many marshes, streams, and wetlands — expanding again the coverage of the Clean Water Act under the “Waters of the U.S.” or “WOTUS” rule.
Why This Matters: Since the late 1700s, 221 million acres of wetlands have been drained in the U.S. for agricultural use. This development has had severe consequences, including fertilizer and pollution runoff threatening drinking water for millions of people.
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