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Heavy metal -- in and around the lakes

Heavy metal pollution of lakes has a seriously detrimental impact on people and ecosystems that rely on such bodies of water. According to a study published in the current issue of Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, resear ...

Aug 08, 2011 not rated yet 0

Farming and the fate of wild nature

Farming is the greatest extinction threat to birds, mammals, plants and insects, and widespread land clearing, irrigation and chemical treatments have profoundly affected wild species and habitats the world ...

Jul 19, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0

Water wonder

A brilliant water saving idea by UNSW engineering academics Greg Leslie and Bruce Sutton has impressed the judges on ABC TV’s New Inventors program.

May 13, 2011 5 / 5 (4) 0

Can bedding plants thrive with recyled water?

To conserve dwindling water resources, municipalities are encouraging the use of "recycled water", municipal wastewater that has been extensively treated and deemed safe to reuse for irrigation and other purposes. Using recycled ...

Dec 30, 2010 3.3 / 5 (3) 0