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Declining Male Fertility Linked To Water Pollution in the UK by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It sounds like it is in the water, and maybe one reason why so many in the UK might prefer beer?  BD  ScienceDaily (Jan. 20, 2009) — New 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, show ... Read on »
Find Water Pollution Data For Your Area by Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 7:00am   You most likely hear news reports about water pollution in your area from time to time, but you've probably never had an easy way to find out what's going on in your local waterways. Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency made this a lit ... Read on »
Is Water Pollution Making You Infertile? by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 11:00pm Posted by Neill Abayon New 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, affect ... Read on »
Permeable Pavement. The Real Green Solution To Water Pollution by TC Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 Aug 2009 12:07pm Permeable pavement is a pavement system which permits water to pass through the surface and into the ground thus allowing the natural filtration process that occurs as water passes through soil and into surface water and local aquifers. Allowing water to pass directly through the surface will facilitate the natural filtering process of water as it ... Read on »
Nanogrid, activated by sunlight, breaks down pollutants in water, leaving biodegradable compounds by National Science Foundation Posted Fri 08 Nov 2013 1:38am Oil spills do untold damage to the environment--to the waters they pollute and to marine and other wildlife. The Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, for example, the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, flowed unabated for three months. Typically, such oil spills are extraor ... Read on »
Swimming in Polluted Water by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Apr 2013 7:24am Manila Bay is famous for viewing its spectacular sunset, but not for swimming as what is getting to be a popular way to cool off in these hot summer days by people who cannot afford to go to resorts and beaches. Sadly, the Manila Bay and many of the country’s bodies of water are full of wastes coming from urban and industrial development, f ... Read on »
Are the UK's Private Water Supplies Becoming More Polluted? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 28 Aug 2012 9:45am According to a recent scientific paper published in Science Daily from the University of East Anglia, the rates of illness caused in children by private drinking water are now equivalent to what you would expect in a developing country. 1% of the UK relies on a private spring, well or bore hole and 10% of ... Read on »
Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 89 percent U.S. cities Sampled by Yusuf Posted Fri 07 Jan 2011 12:34pm Study results released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) report that hexavalent chromium, the cancer-causing chemical made famous by the film “Erin Brockovich,” has been detected in the tap water of 31 of the 35 U.S. cities tested. The highest levels were in Norman, Oklahoma, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Riverside, Calif. In all, wat ... Read on »
CAUSES OF POLLUTION AND ITS TYPES by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Dec 2009 12:00am CAUSES OF POLLUTION AND ITS TYPES INTRODUCTION Pollution, contamination of Earth’s environment with materials that interfere with human health, the quality of life, or the natural functioning of ecosystems (living organisms and their physical surroundings). Although some environmental pollution is a result of natural causes such as volcani ... Read on »
bottled water exposed by Amy .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 11:22pm A sign at the water fountain in the new California Academy of Sciences As you may have seen, the Environmental Working Group has unveiled new report on bottled water. They studied various bottled brands for over two years and compared their contents to municipal tap water. I think most greenies already know that buying bottles of water i ... Read on »