An Israeli company that specialises in mining sewage for recyclable materials, wants to take its technology overseas. Applied CleanTech says its technology recycles everything that's useful from sewage, while simultaneously reducing the amount of sludge left behind.
Reuters (Nov. 6, 2013) A team of university graduates in Chile has developed a potentially life-saving jacket to be worn by miners deep underground. Inspired by the rescue of more than 30 Chilean miners in 2010, the jacket ... watch video
CBC (Aug. 8, 2013) Lawyers for the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District made their first appearance in provincial court yesterday, after the federal government formally charged Metro Vancouver with ... watch video
AP (Nov. 20, 2013) Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on future Olympic sites such as the once-pristine Guanabara Bay and the ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Mar. 9, 2015) Waterways that will serve as a backdrop to the 2016 Olympics in Rio are still littered with trash and untreated sewage. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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AFP (May 4, 2015) With its sewage system badly damaged, carcasses rotting in the rubble and thousands of people sleeping rough, experts say Nepal faces a race against time to ensure a devastating earthquake does not ... watch video
July 25, 2016 Volcanic climate perturbations that delivered cold and stormy weather to much of the Northern Hemisphere generated a combination of conditions in the Sonoran Desert that were ... read more
July 25, 2016 Climate disasters like heat-waves or droughts enhance the risk of armed conflicts in countries with high ethnic diversity, scientists found. They used a novel statistical approach to analyze data ... read more
July 25, 2016 Researchers have shown a way to potentially halve the amount of fertilizer dairy farmers use while maintaining pasture yields, providing improved protection for the Great Barrier ... read more
June 24, 2016 Dried sewage sludge could be recycled by adding it to cement to make concrete, report researchers in Malaysia. Disposing sludge left over from treating sewage water is a major challenge for ... read more
Nov. 18, 2014 Researchers have found a way to increase biomass production by using sewage sludge as energy crop fertilizers. The usage of sewage sludge to fertilize energy crops could be an opportunity to release ... read more
Dec. 7, 2011 Water discharged into lakes and rivers from municipal sewage treatment plants may contain significant concentrations of the genes that make bacteria antibiotic-resistant. That's the conclusion ... read more