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Frequently Consuming Fish with High Levels of Selenium Poses Risks to...

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A new report by the International Joint Commission (IJC) Health Professionals Advisory Board reviews the health risks that humans are exposed to when they...

New Study Estimates Amount of Plastic in Atlantic Ocean

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The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12-21 million tonnes, according to a new study. This...

Outdoor Watering Restrictions Only Work in Hottest, Driest Weather: Study

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Municipal bylaws that restrict outdoor watering every summer effectively reduce consumption only during particularly hot, dry periods, according to a new study. Researchers at the University...

Researchers Partner with Indigenous Communities to Monitor River Health

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A project that integrates Indigenous knowledge and a technology developed by researchers at the University of Guelph is helping to assess the health of...

Upgrading WHO Forms Could Help Improve Water Quality in Vulnerable Communities

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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) sanitary inspection (SI) forms need an urgent upgrade to help improve the quality of small water supplies in some...

Sewage Poses Potential COVID-19 Transmission Risk: Researchers

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Environmental biologists at the University of Stirling have warned that the potential spread of COVID-19 via sewage “must not be neglected” in the battle...

Water Loss in Boreal Forests and Peatlands Threatens to Intensify Global...

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A group of 59 international scientists, led by researchers at McMaster University, has uncovered new information about the effects of climate change on boreal...

Recycling Wastewater Could Dramatically Slash Cities’ Need for Freshwater: Study

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Delivering water to city dwellers can become far more efficient, according to Rice University researchers who said it should involve a healthy level of...

New Research Highlights Impact of Microplastic Pollution on Biodiversity

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New research from Queen’s University Belfast and Liverpool John Moores University revealed the impact that microplastic pollution is having on biodiversity. Currently up to 10...

Wastewater Test Could Provide Early Warning of COVID-19

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A new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus is being developed by researchers from Cranfield University and...

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