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Measurement of persistent organic pollutants: Recent progress profiled

Envirotec Magazine

To combat this issue, international agreements, such as the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, finalized in 2001, have been established to control and phase out the production and use of these hazardous chemicals. These chemicals have had unforeseen adverse effects, largely because of their non-biodegradability.

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The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Encourages Youth to Save the Planet

Green Living Guy

Established in 2001 by author T. Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is a national award that celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant […].

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Extreme weather conditions in Pakistan due to climate change

The Environmental Blog

On the other hand Pakistan has a long history of floods and floods of 1928, 1929, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1973, 1976, 1988, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2008, 2010, and recent 2020 share the saddest events with tremendous damages in the country. The floods of 2010, resulting from heavy monsoon rain affected the Indus River basin.

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A toxin banned decades ago is found in one of the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean

Grist

in 1979 and eventually worldwide in 2001. Today, they linger in the soil and cause problems when people are exposed to the compounds. Much like “ forever chemicals ,” the group of chemicals are man-made compounds that don’t break down over time.

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Groundwater monitoring underpins management of the Great Fen

Envirotec Magazine

In 2001, five organisations came together to set out a vision for the Great Fen, with the aim of providing a more sustainable future for the area. In many respects, this work focuses on restoration by managing water levels, so a network of monitoring wells has been established.

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2021 will be a record year for beaver releases

Envirotec Magazine

The Wildlife Trusts have been at the forefront of beaver reintroduction and projects in Britain ever since Kent Wildlife Trust released the first pair into a fenced area of fenland in 2001, followed by the Scottish Beaver Trial in 2009.

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Is it irresponsible or ‘doomism’ to predict societal collapse?

Low Impact

I’ve been saying it since Lowimpact.org was launched in 2001, when it was a more unusual position to take than it is now. When Lowimpact started off in 2001, it was much more difficult to engage people. Let’s explore whether they’re right, but first let me just say that I think he’s spot on when it comes to the likelihood of collapse.

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