Water Pollution

Draff to dram: water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct

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Mark Tran
Draff to dram: water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct
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Leigh Cassidy explains how her grain research led to a system which can purify water poisoned by arsenic in Bangladesh

A project to remove arsenic from groundwater in Bangladesh began by accident, when Dr Leigh Cassidy from Aberdeen University was working on technology to treat industrially contaminated water in the UK. ... Read more about Draff to dram: water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct

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Conflict over water in cross-border river basins – the need for peaceful cooperation

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Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Conflict over water in cross-border river basins – the need for peaceful cooperation
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Mighty River Jordan matters more than any other river – for three religions, for the people living alongside it, for thousands of years of history and as both a joint resource and a dividing line for countries in today's rather difficult political environment. But the respect given to it does not reflect this importance. There is overuse and pollution all along the river, and once it reaches the Dead Sea, massive overuse of its water upstream has reduced it to a rivulet of sewage. ... Read more about Conflict over water in cross-border river basins – the need for peaceful cooperation

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pollution water

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http://www.acralive.org/2011/11/water-pollution-drought-threaten-worlds.html

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Prosperous countries have not lived up to their promises to help the poor, the UN declared, saying poor people often go hungry because of polluted water, drought and other environmental factors that are increasing poverty. ... Read more about pollution water

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water pollution

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http://tommytoy.typepad.com/tommy-toy-pbt-consultin/2011/03/infographic-the-worlds-drinking-water-crisis-pollution-and-water-scarcity-reaching-epidemic-proporti.html

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As you can readily see from the following World Water Pollution Map, pollution continues to be a problem, especially in industrialized nations, where a lot of pollutants are finding their way into our river's and oceans. ... Read more about water pollution

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