Tag: water pollution

Reuters.com: Water pollution an ‘invisible threat’ to global goals, economists warn

World Bank report warns of the ripple effects of water pollution on the health, economies, education and agriculture of rich and poor countries alike.

Rural21.com: Agricultural pollutants – A serious threat to the world’s water

This new report was launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) at a conference in Tajikistan in June 2018.

Allafrica.com: Shallow Groundwater Poses Pollution Problem for Africa

Regions along the Gulf of Guinea are at highest risk of groundwater pollution on the continent, according to a map drawn by researchers at the Université Catholique de Louvain's Earth and Life Institute in Belgium. Much of Central Africa and some coastal lands in northwest Africa are also vulnerable, the map shows.

Is groundwater hiding a deadly secret in Sri Lanka’s paddy lands?

A mystery killer is striking thousands of farming families in Sri Lanka’s North Central Province. Insidious as it is deadly, the clues to its identity may flow in the groundwater that irrigates crops and slakes thirsts.