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Photo taken in Neulengbach, Austria. May, 2011

* habitat

* shadow

* recreation

* our daily oxygen (14kg daily)

* the cooling of 10 ACs working 20h/day

* peace

* a friend always ready to listen to our incessant talk, mental or verbal, without interfering (!)

* wood for our desks and tables

* apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, oranges… well, you get the idea.

* a hugging buddy

* perfect peak-a-boo spot

And now, what they protect us from:

– light

– heat

– noise

– noisy neighbors 😉

So…what are you waiting for? go and hug one!

More wonderful things about them here.

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On the International Water Day, just a little reminder of the simple things that we can do to make our lives better. And with that, everybody else’s.

Water? it’s precious, it’s good, vital and easily accessible if you are from what we call nowadays, a Western-modernized country. Not everybody is so drink it with joy, have more than enough, but save what you don’t need for the others.

Turn it off when you brush your teeth or scrub that plate.

Start small but keep persevering. Be a model for your kids and neighbors. Just like with everything else, a bit goes a long run!

And if you’re feeling super, extra, Earthly friendly, try the water footprint calculator from National Geographic and pledge to return some of your water to its natural system and thus sending it back to the rest of us!

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