Although widely detected in marine ecosystems, microplastic pollution has only recently been documented in freshwater environments, almost exclusively in surface waters. Here, we reportmicroplastics (polyethylene microbeads, 0.40–2.16 mm diameter) in the sediments of the St.Lawrence River.
Clean, consistent water supply — it’s essential for businesses to operate. But few consider the value at risk (VaR) if they can’t access the water they need. Water scarcity could drive up the prices of water and water-dependent materials. Impaired water quality could create new treatment costs.
You need drinking water no matter where you go, but not all parts of the world can always guarantee clean, safe tap water. This handy guide shows you where drinking from the tap is OK, and where you’re better off doing further research on the subject.
Launching the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) represents yet another concerted attempt to meet the world’s 60-percent higher food requirement over the next 35 years, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
When the Dhorola River – a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra – flooded Jatrapur union in the north-eastern district of Kurigram, Red Crescent volunteers had no choice but to start search-and-rescue and relief operation using log boats made from banana trees strung together.
In the midst of the region’s worst drought in history, the water-technology company is rolling out a series of products that create air water, a new source of water to the business and office communities throughout Southern California in Orange County, Los Angeles,
The fifth Delta Programme contains decisions and strategies to improve the national flood safety and fresh water supply. Estimated costs are 20 billion euros. The Dutch government has already earmarked 1 billion euro per year till 2028 through a so-called Delta Fund.