New UNICEF publication address water insecurity

New UNICEF report outlines what drives water insecurity, the impact on children, and the actions we need to take now to achieve water security for all. According to the document “Today, 1.42 billion people – including 450 million children – live in areas of high or...

How safer winter streets endanger water quality, human health

While salt on sidewalks and roadways helps prevent slips, falls and deadly auto accidents during wintry weather, a new study led by a University of Maryland geologist warns that introducing salt into the environment can hurt us in other ways—releasing toxic chemical...

Sunlight to solve the world’s clean water crisis

Less than 3 per cent of the world’s water is fresh, and due to the pressures of climate change, pollution, and shifting population patterns, in many areas this already scarce resource is becoming scarcer. Currently, 1.42 billion people – including 450 million...