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  • Florida Lake Drops to Record Low Level

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (ENS) - Water levels in Lake Okeechobee are expected to fall to the lowest on record this week, threatening an important source of drinking water for nearly five million people and the Everglades during South Florida's worst known drought. The nation's second-largest freshwater lake held at nine feet on Tuesday, less than a half-inch above the ...

  • Record greenhouse gas levels: see for yourself

    For the first time, greenhouse gas data are accessed easily on a new CSIRO website. The site shows the levels of greenhouse gases measured in the Southern Hemisphere atmosphere for the past 35 years. Observed greenhouse gas concentrations – as measured by CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology at Cape Grim, Tasmania – can be easily explored by members of the public. ...

  • Australia faces record flood

    According to CBS, residents of an Australian city were cut off by some of the country\'s worst flooding in decades are being warned to stay out of the water, and not just because of the risk of being swept away: debris, snakes and even crocodiles could also pose a danger. Officials have said the flooded area covers the size of France and Germany combined and 200,000 people have been affected. The ...

  • Record Sales in Flow Technology

    The company, developer and manufacturer of flow and level metering systems for water and wastewater applications, is glad about the previous year’s results. Incoming orders in 2015 added up to 16.1 million €, which equals an increase of 12% compared to the year before. The turnover was 15.6 million € (+14%). The lion’s share of this sales increase were the flow metering ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Record year for bathing water results in the South West

    Results revealed today show it has been a bumper year for bathing water quality in the South West with 191 out of 192 passing the European bathing water quality standards. Only Instow Beach in Devon fell short of the minimum standard. Figures released by Defra at the Cleaner Seas Forum in London also showed that a record 91% of the South West bathing waters met stricter guideline standards in ...

  • WWEM 2012 smashes attendance records

    The organisers of WWEM 2012, the Water Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring event, have announced that visitor numbers were up by 22% in comparison with 2010. On behalf of the organisers, Marcus Pattison expressed his delight with this success, adding: “We are extremely pleased with the number of people that took advantage of everything that WWEM 2012 had to offer – visitors came ...

  • Greenhouse Gases Reach Record Levels / WMO Highlights Concerns about Global Warming and Methane

    NEW YORK - The main greenhouse gases have reached their highest levels recorded since pre-industrial times, according to the World Meteorological Organization's 2009 Greenhouse Gas Bulletin. The report also highlights concerns that global warming may lead to even greater emissions of methane from Arctic areas. According to the Bulletin, total radiative forcing of all ...

  • WMO greenhouse gas bulletin 2006:atmospheric carbon dioxide levels highest on record

    In 2006, globally averaged concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere reached their highest levels ever recorded. The World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) 2006 Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, published today, says it reached 381.2 parts per million (ppm), up 0.53 per cent from 379.2 ppm in 2005. The information is based on observations from the WMO Global CO2 and CH4 Monitoring ...

  • Lowest Streamflow in 110 Years Recorded in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, North Carolina, August 31, 2007 (ENS) - The lowest average August streamflow in 110 years of North Carolina recordkeeping was measured last month on the Tar River at Tarboro, in the east-central part of the state. Streamflow figures released by the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, on Friday show that the hot, dry days of August brought record lows to many of the state’s rivers and streams ...

  • Rivers in North Carolina, Georgia at Record Lows

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Despite some rainfall at the end of the month, streamflows during May in North Carolina were at or near record low levels, particularly in the western part of the state, according to scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS. May was a dry month in neighboring Georgia bringing many of the state's rivers and streams to their lowest levels ...

  • Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    From coal to cars to coffee, consumption levels are breaking records. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest report, Vital Signs, Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, the acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with underappreciated social and environmental costs (www.worldwatch.org). ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • In-Situ, Inc. Plans For Continued Record Growth

    Fort Collins, Colorado - March 3 2005 - a twenty-seven year commitment to technological innovation has earned In-Situ, Inc. recognition as a premier manufacturer of environmental monitoring instruments. From a startup of two employees in 1978, ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Record fine proposed for coal mining operations

    The Obama administration is proposing a record fine for thousands of water pollution violations by coal mine operators in five Appalachian states. Alpha Natural Resources Inc., the nation's third-largest coal supplier, will pay a $27.5 million fine and spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges from 79 mines and 25 coal processing facilities in West Virginia, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Environmental concerns `At Record Lows`: Global Poll

    Environmental concerns among citizens around the world have been falling since 2009 and have now reached twenty-year lows, according to a multi-country GlobeScan poll. The findings are drawn from the GlobeScan Radar annual tracking poll of citizens across 22 countries. A total of 22,812 people were interviewed face-to-face or by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    From coal to cars to coffee, consumption levels are breaking records. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest report, Vital Signs, Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, the acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with underappreciated social and environmental costs ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Natural catastrophes in 2010 - A Record Year of Death and Destruction

    Several major catastrophes in 2010 resulted in substantial losses and an exceptionally high number of fatalities. The overall picture last year was dominated by an accumulation of severe earthquakes to an extent seldom experienced in recent decades accordingto a new report by Munich Re, Altogether, a total of 950 natural catastrophes were recorded last year, nine-tenths of which were ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greenhouse gas concentrations hit yet another record

    The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached yet another new record high in 2014, continuing a relentless rise which is fuelling climate change and will make the planet more dangerous and inhospitable for future generations. The World Meteorological Organization’s Greenhouse Gas Bulletin says that between 1990 and ...

  • Record torrential rainfall linked to warming climate

    If you think you’re getting an unusually hard soaking more often when you go out in the rain, you’re probably right. A team of scientists in Germany says record-breaking heavy rainfall has been increasing strikingly in the last 30 years as global temperatures increase. Before 1980, they say, the explanation was ...


    By Climate News Network

  • ´Hidden´ warming points to more record temperatures

    Global warming has seemingly slowed because the top 100 metres of the Pacific Ocean has cooled − or it could be because natural climate cycles keep the atmosphere relatively cool for three decades and then warming accelerates for the next 30 years or so. But while climate scientists are still trying to understand precisely why the rate of global warming this ...


    By Climate News Network

  • POLLUTEC 2008 - forecasts confirmed: a record show

    The 23rd Pollutec, the international exhibition of environment equipment, technologies and services, which took place from 2nd to 5th December at Lyon Eurexpo, fulfilled all the expectations it had excited of outstanding success by attracting 73,668 visitors, representing a 9.4% rise on 2006 (67,326 visitors). The show also confirmed its position as the world’s leading event for the environment ...

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