Geo-Engineering is a Promising Solution to Phosphorus Pollution in Lakes

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 harm our water. It has been known to cause a number of ecological issues, including toxic algal blooms, a decrease in biodiversity, and an increase in health risks […]

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Reptiles, Turtles in Lake Michigan 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. A monitoring program called the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative assessed water quality, plants, invertebrates, fish, birds and amphibians. This initiative […]

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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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