This report comes close on the heels of reports on increased levels of recreational drugs, and pesticides in rivers. This is worrying because of the effects on wildlife but also the implications for water treatment. World’s rivers ‘awash with dangerous levels of antibiotics’ Largest global study finds the drugs in two-thirds of test sites in […]

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EEA ‘There is a shared vision to achieve clean, non toxic seas but their contamination with synthetic substances as well as heavy metals continues to be a large-scale problem in Europe. According to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, between 75 and 96 % of the assessed area of Europe’s regional seas have a […]

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