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  1. How Wildfires Contaminate Drinking Water Networks

    23 Sep 2020- 05:16 by Local Press Report West Lafayette IN Inverse As in previous years, [large forest fires] have entered populated areas [in the US], damaging drinking water networks. Water systems have lost pressure, potentially sucking in pollutants, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:16

  2. The Global Water Hyacinth Challenge

    3 Sep 2020- 16:42 by Local Press Report PUEBLA NASA Earth Observatory The Valsequillo reservoir, located south of the Puebla municipality in central Mexico, was once filled with clear water; now nearly half of its surface is covered with clumps of water h ...

    Local Press Report - 09/03/2020 - 16:42

  3. South Africa Police Open Fire On Water Protesters

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report PEDDIE The Mail & Guardian Anger is growing in rural areas and small towns in the Eastern Cape at the local government’s failure to provide a regular, clean supply of water during the coronavirus epidemic. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  4. Drought And Pollution Effects On Ancient Maya Populations

    29 Jun 2020- 12:13 by Local Press Report CINCINNATI Science Daily Reservoirs in the heart of an ancient Maya city were so polluted with mercury and algae that the water likely was undrinkable. Researchers found toxic levels of pollution in two central res ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2020 - 12:13

  5. Iraq's Water Hyacinth Problem

    25 Jun 2020- 11:29 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Phys.org The broad leaves and delicate purple flowers floating on the Euphrates look breathtaking—but they are suffocating the waterways of Iraq. The fast-spreading pest poses a special risk in Iraq, one of ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:33

  6. India: Why Did Famous Maharashtra Lake Turn Pink?

    15 Jun 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report NAGPUR Deccan Herald A team of scientists from the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) will visit the Lonar lake in Maharashtra's Buldhana district next week and collect it ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:19

  7. Turkey: Lake Meke Dries Up, Turns Red

    28 Apr 2020- 10:09 by Local Press Report KONYA Daily Sabah Lake Meke in Turkey’s central Konya province has dried up due to years of low rainfall and misusage of its water for agricultural purposes. The remaining puddles in the lakebed have turned red due ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2020 - 10:09

  8. "Black Rain" Causes Concern North Of Tokyo

    10 Mar 2020- 10:36 by Local Press Report HASUDA Sora News 24 Among increasing occurrences of extreme weather around the world, residents of Saitama Prefecture were handed an especially disturbing phenomenon on 2 March when a black tinged rain was found in ...

    Local Press Report - 03/10/2020 - 10:36

  9. Scientists Call For Global Action On Groundwater Sustainability

    3 Feb 2020- 07:50 by Local Press Report PORTLAND ME Common Dreams Nearly 1,100 scientists, practitioners and experts in groundwater and related fields from 92 countries have called on the governments and non-governmental organizations to "act now&quo ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  10. China Doesn't Like Popular Climate Activism

    23 Jan 2020- 06:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg Beijing has signed up to the Paris Agreement, spent big on clean energy, announced curbs on single-use plastics and made real progress in tackling air pollution. Yet what has become a key driver o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:41

  11. Ash From Bush Fires May Contaminate Sydney Drinking Water Supply

    16 Dec 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Ongoing bushfires have incinerated most of the forests in Sydney's main catchment, leaving water reserves exposed to significant contamination in the event of a major downp ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 11:45

  12. Spike In Methane Emissions From South Sudan Wetlands Detected

    16 Dec 2019- 05:19 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH BBC News Scientists think they can now explain at least part of the recent growth in methane (CH4) levels in the atmosphere. Researchers, led from Edinburgh University, UK, say their studies point to a bi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 05:19

  13. US Congress Will Act On Climate Crisis Despite Trump

    7 Dec 2019- 12:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Guardian The US will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries on the climate emergency despite Donald Trump’s rejection of international cooperation, a delegation from the US ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2019 - 12:07

  14. King Of Thailand's Barge Procession Grounded

    20 Oct 2019- 09:29 by Local Press Report BANGKOK France 24 Thailand's newly crowned king has postponed next week's final event marking his historic coronation-- a royal barge procession down Bangkok's Chao Phraya river-- by almost two month ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2019 - 09:34

  15. Warming Global Climate Will Accelerate Spread Of Legionella

    11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:17