End game in sight for deadly water amoeba
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.
Oil spill lessons come full circle
A new handbook on monitoring oil spills offers shipping companies guidance on how to respond to an oil spill and assess any environmental damage.
Water is the key to rural women’s welfare in Nepal and India
In India and Nepal, better water management is helping to improve and secure the economic prospects for rural women.
Drugs in recycled wastewater are not performance enhancing for plants
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 marine current affair
A free online modelling tool that simulates the movement of oil spills and fish spawning is attracting a surprising range of users.
Eye in the sky on reef pollution
Spotting an oil spill in a 2,300 km long marine park is no easy task, but new remote sensing technology is set to change that.
Protection and detection: improving waterway health in India and Australia
Anu Kumar knew that people in India were getting sick from exposure to pesticides and impurities in their waterways, and she wanted to do something to help. Working with Indian women, she was able to improve the health and safety of entire communities. Now, her work in detecting micropollutants is helping to clean up Australian waterways.