Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
MEASURING the radioactivity of
snake venom, scientists say, can fairly accurately determine overall con7
tamination in an area. This would be
particularly useful in such places as
the former Soviet Union, which is
contaminated by different kinds of
radioactive isotopes as a result of
waste released from nuclear fuel
plants, accidents at atomic power stations and nuclear explosions.
But worldwide recession is being
blamed for a cutback in financing for
research programmes to detect environmental pollution by analysing