Tiny organisms – or microbes – are being explored for mine water treatment at Evolution Mining’s Mt Rawdon gold operation, where the company plans to adopt a wetland-like system to remove contaminants.
Research exchange in India is expanding the investigation into what the World Health Organisation names as one of the greatest threats to human health – antimicrobial resistance.
They’re one of the strongest bonds in chemistry and are not only unique in the way they can be used to fight fire, but unique in the way they leach through soils into the environment. A new paper suggests understanding first how PFAS chemicals behave in soils requires a large-scale soils study and, perhaps, a global research effort if we’re to work towards a solution.
A study conducted by CSIRO has provoked a rethink on how best to treat water to eradicate a deadly amoeba sometimes found in the water supply.
A new handbook on monitoring oil spills offers shipping companies guidance on how to respond to an oil spill and assess any environmental damage.
In India and Nepal, better water management is helping to improve and secure the economic prospects for rural women.
Some active ingredients in pharmaceuticals that pass into our sewage systems are resistant to waste water treatment and can affect the health of irrigated plants.
A free online modelling tool that simulates the movement of oil spills and fish spawning is attracting a surprising range of users.