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27 12 2020 | 07:52

From Alaska to Florida, Harmful PFAS Compounds Pollute Water at Multiple Sites in Every State.

Tom Kennedy learned about the long-term contamination of his family's drinking water about two months after he was told that his breast cancer had metastasized to his brain and was terminal.

27 11 2020 | 12:19

More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows.

UN warns about consequences of not conserving water and tackling climate crisis. Water shortages are now affecting more than 3 billion people around the world, as the amount of fresh water available…

16 11 2020 | 08:32

Raw sewage dumped into English and Welsh beaches '2,900 times this year'.

Water companies discharged raw sewage into bathing water beaches almost 3,000 times in the past year, polluting the environment and risking public health, new analysis shows. The discharges took…

11 11 2020 | 09:07

Fears for a million livelihoods in Kenya and Tanzania as Mara River fish die out.

Water biodiversity is on the brink, with dire consequences for the region known for the zebra and wildebeest migration, says WWF. Fish are being driven to extinction in the Mara River basin, putting…

04 11 2020 | 11:30

For Peat’s Sake

  Kenya taking steps to save its swamps.

02 11 2020 | 16:13

Water for everyone!

 

02 11 2020 | 07:07

Kamchatka: Toxic algae blamed for mass marine death in Russia.

The mass death of sea creatures off the coast of Kamchatka in Russia's far east was most likely caused by toxic algae and not man-made factors, Russian officials have said. The find weeks ago raised…

24 10 2020 | 11:02

French dairy giant accused of polluting country's famous rivers for years.

Investigation alleges Lactalis breached environmental regulations at several plants and released milk derivatives that killed fish.

04 10 2020 | 19:02

The key to peace in the Lake Chad area is water, not military action.

Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. It was once the world’s sixth largest inland water body with an open water area of 25,000 km2 in the 1960s, it shrunk dramatically at the…

19 09 2020 | 09:56

Humans' construction 'footprint' on ocean quantified for first time.

In a world-first, the extent of human development in oceans has been mapped. An area totalling approximately 30,000 square kilometres—the equivalent of 0.008 percent of the ocean—has been modified by…

07 09 2020 | 10:45

Murray-Darling mismanagement: floods, water theft, and Burke and Wills’s camels.

The basin has faced challenges throughout history but the system designed to protect it does not factor in a changing climate

07 09 2020 | 10:35

Trump weakens Obama-era rules on toxic wastewater from coal plants.

Steam-based plants third biggest source of toxic wastewater Pollutants released into water linked to cancer and other illness The Trump administration is loosening rules for toxic water pollution…

07 09 2020 | 09:37

Germany's Groundwater Wells Are Running Dry Amid Climate Crisis.

Despite the lush, verdant nature that surrounds the German town of Ulrichstein, residents here — and in the region — suffer from acute water shortages. Ulrichstein Mayor Edwin Schneider, meanwhile,…

07 09 2020 | 09:32

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine.

Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. When I was a little girl, my father would sing songs to me all the time…

31 08 2020 | 08:56

Up to half of world's water supply stolen annually, study finds.

As water scarcity increases from factors including climate change, so do drivers of water theft, an ongoing problem in Australia. Between 30% and 50% of the world’s water supply is stolen each year…

25 08 2020 | 09:11

Mangroves Could Help Save Us From Climate Change. Climate Change Is Killing Mangroves.

During a trip to Cuba's Gardens of the Queen a few years ago, I found myself around small mangrove islands in an area called Boca Grande. Floating on clear, calm water, my travel group and I kicked…

16 08 2020 | 08:10

The government is looking the other way while Britain's rivers die before our eyes.

Across the UK, once thriving waterways are being wiped out by farming and water companies. You can judge the state of a nation by the state of its rivers. Pollution is the physical expression of…

10 08 2020 | 07:01

Nautical not nice: how fibreglass boats have become a global pollution problem.

Fibreglass fuelled a boating boom. But now dumped and ageing craft are breaking up, releasing toxins and microplastics across the world. Where do old boats go to die? The cynical answer is they are…

10 08 2020 | 06:37

Wildfires Can Poison Drinking Water – Here’s How Communities Can Be Better Prepared.

In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction.

22 07 2020 | 08:53

Tensions mount as Ethiopia allows dam across Nile headwaters to fill.

Egypt fears hydroelectric project will restrict limited waters on which its population depends. Ethiopia has allowed a controversial dam built across the headwaters of the Nile to fill with rain…