How do humans change the world’s rivers?

How do humans change the world's rivers?

The Three Gorges Dam in China changed the flow after 11 years (1999-2010) – Photo: NASA According to a new study by Dartmouth University (USA) published in the journal Sciencethe way rivers function is significantly affected by the amount of …

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43% of the world’s rivers contain dangerous drugs

43% of the world's rivers contain dangerous drugs

There are 23 active ingredients in pharmaceuticals that exceed the allowable concentration, causing river water to be polluted – Photo: NEW YORK POST The researchers found 23 active pharmaceutical ingredients in excess of “safe” concentrations in 43.5% of 1,052 water …

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99 rivers are on flood alert, Southern China holds its breath

99 rivers are on flood alert, Southern China holds its breath

Premier Li Keqiang chaired the Government’s Standing Committee on June 22, requesting continued implementation of flood prevention work, ensuring property and people’s lives. Xinhua News Agency Information at the meeting said that this year’s flood season, extreme weather phenomena will …

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North Korea tests for Covid-19 in rivers, lakes, and wastewater

North Korea tests for Covid-19 in rivers, lakes, and wastewater

North Korean health officials test for nCoV in samples taken from rivers, lakes, sewage and garbage, and strengthen disinfection and sterilization. The KCNA news agency on May 27 reported that North Korea is tightening Covid-19 prevention measures and organizing epidemiological …

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