Tag Archives: pollution

Drawing the Short Straw

With much evidence, highlighting the mass levels of plastic waste, that are polluting water ways (which means additional water treatment costs), and the fact that they eventually end up in the ocean, harming marine wildlife, the article below by Janice … Continue reading

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Phosphorus Pollution Reaching Dangerous Levels Worldwide

Humans are often the culprits of major polluters such as industrial , agricultural and domestic waste that fills the major water sources around the world. One such source of pollution is phosphorous pollution that scientists have determined to be reaching … Continue reading

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EOS Earth, Space and Science News – January 2018

The newest issue of the the Earth, Space and Science News magazine (Volume 99 No. 1) for January 2018 looks at climate change effects, river flows, weather systems, pollution, threat to  ozone health and much more.     Persons wishing … Continue reading

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Polluted Lakes in Disguise

In many local instances, persons tend to think that clear water means clean water, however, in a recent study by Filstrup and Downing, particularly for areas where there is agricultural and livestock rearing activity, this may not actually be true. … Continue reading

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

Remember last week when I shared an article by JoAnna Wendel about how pollution, especially plastic, was impacting one of the Pitcairn islands, namely Henderson Island. Thus, making many of us feel hopeless about the future of the environment and life … Continue reading

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Plastic Waste Knows No Bounds

Wow! This article published by JoAnna Wendel (accessed via the link) is a definite need-to-read, especially to highlight the impact of pollution, which has taken over one of the largest Pitcairn islands in the United Kingdom, Henderson Island with about … Continue reading

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Article on Adopt a River Programme

Many of you may have already heard on the office grapevine, that our very own Mr. Samm and Mr. Gosine have been interviewed on the Adopt a River programme, which has seen great success, as a means for helping persons … Continue reading

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