there is something fishy going on in brazil. ten tons of dead fish have been found floating in a rio de janeiro lake.
south korea has banned the import of sea food products from eight japanese prefectures amid radioactive contamination concerns.
dangerously high levels of toxins from algae have left 500,000 people in the state of ohio without safe drinking water. blue green algae on lake erie is to blame.
to encourage the participation of europeans in the eu decision-making process, the lisbon treaty created the citizens initiative, which requires raising at least one million signatures in seven member states. only now the first petition was object of a hearing in the european parliament, to discuss the access to water and sanitation.
japan's devastated nuclear plant at fukushima is facing a new emergency due to radioactive water underground that is threatening to rise to the surface. the operator tepco (tokyo electric power company) is struggling to contain water that is seeping into the pacific ocean.
the operator of japan's crippled fukushima nuclear plant says around 300 tonnes of highly contaminated water has leaked into the pacific ocean. this comes after months of denial by the tokyo electric power company.