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Liquid crisis: the fight against water pollution

Liquid crisis: the fight against water pollution

When most of us think of water, we think of it as a clear, clean substance that is necessary to sustain life. Well, not all of us are privileged enough to think about it that way. Water pollution is not only murky water but can also be polluted by...

Water pollution – what can we do?

Water pollution – what can we do?

Air, Sun, Water.... The three most important elements of our lives.  We breathe from the first second of our lives, we need sun for vitamin D and for plants to grow and we need water to hydrate our bodies.  All around us there is something that has water in...

The Peril of Water Pollution

The Peril of Water Pollution

Introduction   Water pollution remains one of the most pressing environmental challenges on the planet. As the world's population grows and industrialization advances, waterways face a constant barrage of pollutants that harm the environment and human health. This...

Bertolino: Where do you discharge?

Bertolino: Where do you discharge?

Partinico - The Nocella, located between the beaches of Trappeto and Balestrate, is now the focus of local media attention because of the results of its water analysis. The data are extremely discouraging since the level of phosphorous and ammonia present was found to...

SOS – the water supply is running out

SOS – the water supply is running out

Have you ever thought about how would your life be without water? Of course not. When this vital source is offered to us all the time, it is nearly impossible to imagine that we can ever run out of it. And despite this way of thinking, there are deserted regions where...

Radiation in your water: Good or bad?

Radiation in your water: Good or bad?

Many people aren’t aware of what’s in the water they are drinking. This begs the question, should we be concerned about the radiation in our water? Radioactive materials, also called radio-nuclides are both naturally occurring and human made. Radio-nuclides from...

Ohrid pearls.

Ohrid pearls.

Queen Elisabeth is shocked… How long will she be able to enrich her jewellery collection??? Natural pearls last 150 years, but the Ohrid pearls last forever. – say the locals from Ohrid. Ohrid pearls are hand made art. The base is taken by scrubbing the inside of...

Micro-plastic in Macedonia: are they harmful to us

Micro-plastic in Macedonia: are they harmful to us

As plastic waste proliferates around the world, an essential question remains unanswered: What harm, if any, does it cause to human health? Scientists are rushing to study the tiny plastic specks that are in marine animals — and in us. Scientists have since seen...