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Chemical pollution in the Great Lakes

Chemical pollution in the Great Lakes

The great thing about what I do, is I get paid to play in mud. The Great Lakes Sediment Surveillance Project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, looks for the presence of pollutants in the lakebed sediment. The goal of the project is to identify the location and distribution of these pollutants, and to …

The Daredevils Who Invented Mountain Biking

The Daredevils Who Invented Mountain Biking

The highwheelers are kind of fascinating. High wheelers were sort of this thrill seeking technology ridden mostly by athletic young men and the bigger the wheel, the faster you could go. There are stories of practices where when they started going down hill, the pedals were directly connected to the front wheel, and so as …

Air pollution solutions for developing countries

Air pollution solutions for developing countries

Air pollution has obviously been a focus in Europe for at least a hundred years, moving from the urban to the regional scale. And then it’s realized during the – it was realized during the 1980s that the same issues of widespread air pollution were occurring particularly in Asia but also in other parts of …

The Nature-Accelerator | Promo

The Nature-Accelerator | Promo

The Nature-Accelerator is basically an accelerator that trains, supports and invests in startups that work with nature. So, for example, with natural resources such as forests, wood, but also ecotourism. The Nature-Accelerator is also a human experience. We bring togeter people from all over the world, where they can stay away from their daily business …

Exploring Water Pollution Through Art

Exploring Water Pollution Through Art

In the past I have painted how water abstracts humans and objects, but now I have turned to how we affect water. My name is Morgan O’Connell and I’m an art and environmental studies double major. My thesis is an investigation into plastic pollution in our water systems, but through the lens of an artist. …

MSc Air Pollution Management and Control

MSc Air Pollution Management and Control

My name is Nadzmie Zulkifli. I’m an international student from Malaysia. The course that I’m currently studying is the MSc in Air Pollution Control and Management. It is under the School of Geography and Chemical Engineering. The course is mainly about the causes and effect of air pollution, and about main strategies available to tackle …