Phosphorus Pollution and its Solutions

Article courtesy of Elsevier | July 27, 2016 | R&D Magazine | Shared as educational material. Phosphorus contamination has been one of the most serious issues to affect our water. It has been known to cause a number of ecological issues, including toxic algal blooms, a decrease in biodiversity, and increased health risks for plants, […]

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Lake Michigan Turtles are Measuring Industrial Pollution

Article courtesy of William G. Gilroy | July 27, 2016 | Notre Dame News | Shared as educational material Researchers are beginning to use snapping and painted turtles to measure wetland pollution in the Great Lakes areas. The Great Lakes have suffered from unregulated industrial waste dumping, which has created many problems for the ecosystem. Because turtles […]

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Knocking the kidney killer

Safe drinking water is a fundamental human right, but more than 2.0 billion people in the world still lack access to safe-clean drinking water and to sanitation; Sri Lanka is no exception. Chronic Kidney disease (CKD) primarily affects middle-aged farmers.

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Population Growth & Drought

Growing population, industrialization, drought and growing demand are the causes for the world’s dwindling water supply that have created a global crisis. One sixth of the world’s population does not have access to clean drinking water. More than 2 million people, most of them children, die each year from water-borne diseases. People in developing countries, […]

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