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Micro-robots for wastewater treatment

They are thinner than a human hair, swim like fish and, most importantly, are able to eliminate heavy metals from wastewater. What exactly are we talking about? About micro-robots, designed to purify industrial wastewater, often rich in heavy metals, such…

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World Water Day 2016

22 March of every year is the World Water Day, an opportunity to celebrate water, a vital resource for life. This is a celebration established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1992, following the Rio Conference. The theme for…

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Sea level rising increasingly rapidly

Over the past one hundred years, the rise in the global sea level has been faster than in the previous 27 centuries and the increase expected in 2100 is between 28 and 131 cm above current levels. The variability of…

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Increasingly warm oceans

In recent decades, the oceans have proved to be one of the most important factors in climate change mitigation. In fact, from a recent study published in the scientific journal "Nature Climate Change" it emerges that in the last two…

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Glaciation delayed due to global warming

How would the climate be today in the absence of the Industrial Revolution? We would probably be the beginning of a new ice age which, however, because of human activities and the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere,…

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World Oceans Day

Today, 8 June, the World Oceans Day is celebrated to emphasise the importance of this priceless common heritage, which covers 71% of our Planet. “The ocean is the heart of the Planet: like the heart that pumps blood throughout the…

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Water for a Sustainable World

On 21-22 May 2015 the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) is organising an international conference in Venice to present the UN Report on World Water Development. The conference takes place in the context of Aquae Venezia 2015, the…

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World Water Day

22 March of every year is the World Water Day, an opportunity to celebrate water, a vital resource for life. This is a celebration established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993, following the Rio Conference. The 2015 theme…

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World Water Day 2014

The United Nations have proclaimed the 22nd. of March the World Water Day. This initiative has reached its 22nd edition this year.

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