water pollution

 
Sewage and contaminants in Cape Town sea
Sewage and contaminants in Cape Town sea
Professor Leslie Petrik, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a...
Big increase in mine water pollution
Big increase in mine water pollution
New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers, inadequately testing for contamination or...
Dead whale full of plastic
Dead whale full of plastic
A dead sperm whale, which washed up on a beach on the Italian island of Sardinia last week, was found to have 23kg of plastic in her stomach.
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. South Africa has made great strides towards the global 90-90-90 targets (90% of adults living...
Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game
Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game
When you think of a country’s water resources, you may not realise that there are many kinds. Some is surface water, such as dams and rivers....
Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane
Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane
Nomfundo Nxumalo says she sometimes experiences electric shocks from her washing line and that the clothes need another scrub if they are not...
Community Conservation and Resilience
Community Conservation and Resilience
South Africa’s greatest constraint is water. In a water-scarce country, planning has to focus on protecting this resource so it benefits the...
Why coral reefs are important and why they are dying
Why coral reefs are important and why they are dying
More than 11 billion pieces of plastic larger than five centimetres wide are littering coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific region, according to a...
Ministry should take over deteriorating wastewater treatment plants
Ministry should take over deteriorating wastewater treatment plants
The problem of the pollution of the Vaal Dam refuses to go away, despite government efforts to keep the chartered waters clean. The dam is facing a...
Toxic ocean pollution adds to fish woes
Toxic ocean pollution adds to fish woes
The oceans are dying. Humans are to blame but we know precious little about the where, why and how. More is known about the moon than about the...

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