Friday, 31 August 2018

How animal waste is helping turn China's lakes green

The Guardian
Animal husbandry is contaminating China's water and has been linked to bright-green lakes, a phenomenon know as eutrophication. More here. 
Lest we North Americans feel smug, this image shows one of countless
"eutrophied" sloughs in Manitoba, on the Canadian prairies
. A PinP photo.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vacci...