Think China’s Air is polluted?… Check out the Lakes.

Think China’s Air is polluted?… Check out the Lakes.

Water shortages and water pollution in China are such a problem that the World Bank warns of “catastrophic consequences for future generations.” Half of China’s population lacks safe drinking water. Nearly two thirds of China’s rural population – more than 500 million people – use water contaminated by human and industrial waste. Water consumed by […]

Where Does My Poop Go?

Where Does My Poop Go?

“It’s a wonderful organic product,” says Madison, “but the public sees it as what they flushed yesterday. But what you know from having toured the plant is that biosolids are actually the anaerobic bacteria that ate what you flushed yesterday. It’s a great product.” When asked if he thought there was any risk in using […]

Water Pollution Linked to Decline in Male Fertility

Water Pollution Linked to Decline in Male Fertility

Research strengthens the link between water pollution and rising male fertility problems. The study, by Brunel University, the Universities of Exeter and Reading and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, shows for the first time how a group of testosterone-blocking chemicals is finding its way into UK rivers, affecting wildlife and potentially humans. image/excerpt from […]