Keeping a healthy lifestyle in summer isn’t impossible – Walton Tribune

On June 25, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Though staying healthy in the summer during the vacation months may seem difficult, eating in season produce may help. Fruits like melons and berries have antioxidants to keep your health in check. Vegetables including corn, zucchini, tomatoes, and cucumbers can be made into salads or roasted. You can keep your diet healthy with fats, proteins, […]

 

How to live without plastic bottles …

On June 21, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

The world’s dependence on plastic bottles has contributed to the never-ending problem of polluting our oceans and marine life. While staying hydrated is certainly good for us, there are ways around the public’s overuse of plastic bottles. The easiest thing you can do to decrease your overall plastic use is to find a reusable bottle […]

 

The Difference Between Water Conservation and Efficiency

On June 19, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

We all care about conserving water, but there’s a difference between water conservation and efficiency. Droughts can happen to anyone. Conservation is defined as “beneficial reduction in water loss, waste, or use.” Use only what water you need. Efficiency is “minimizing the amount of water used to accomplish a function, task, or result.” Doing more […]

 

Businesses have a key role to play in bringing access to clean water for all – Utility Week

On June 15, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

The vision of WaterAid is of a world where everyone and no one exempted has access to clean water, can afford decent toilets and have good hygiene. They believe that everyone has a role to play in making this vision and goals possible for everyone and in anyplace before 2023 and they hope that businesses […]

 

Making Fuel from Water – Features – The Chemical Engineer

On June 13, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

The most important problem of our time for scientists that would have a huge impact on the future of the planet is reducing the emission of greenhouse gases in order to prevent the warming of the climate and the planet. The author believes that one help that the UK government can look to for reducing […]

 

Plant-based Water Filter Market Likely to Emerge over a Period of 2018 to 2028 – Investor Opinion

On June 11, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

It is expected that water filter market that is plant based would increase year on year. The author states that the presence of safe and drinkable water contributes to longevity because when these are lacking, human mortality falls short, especially in the developing world. When water is consumable or drinkable, there are characteristics that are […]

 

Floods will cost the UK billions, but AI can help make sewers the first defence – The Conversation – UK

On June 9, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

The national Environment Agency states that to help avert the damage that is expected to be caused by flooding due to climate change, the UK will have to spend about 1 billion pounds each year. The organization states that building high flood defenses is not the way to win the war against water and that […]

 

Turtle poos plastic after swimming in ocean filled with rubbish – Metro.co.uk

On June 7, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

A green turtle who was caught on a fishing net off the Buenos Aires coast has defecated plastic after swallowing plastic floating around in the ocean. Vets at the rescue center noticed the turtle’s weight was lower than normal, and blood tests weren’t abnormal. But then the turtle defecated large amounts of plastic while swimming […]

 

Is Thwaites Glacier doomed? Scientists are racing to find out. – PRI

On June 5, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

One question that researchers are aiming to find out and find out quickly is how quickly the Thwaites Glacier will melt and what time do they have remaining. They also want to know what effect it will have on global sea levels and cities that lie along the coast when that takes place. A five […]

 

Farm businesses fined £28000 after major water pollution – FarmingUK

On June 3, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Two farming business polluted the local waterways and killed about 35 fishes while causing significant damage to the local water and they were fined 35 thousand pounds for the damage. The businesses are Sutton Grange AD Ltd and Sutton Grange Services Ltd which operate in Nottinghamshire. The pollution was carried out when they discharged maize […]