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A Gaza residential street is inundated by sewage. Photo: Rosa Schiano / International Solidarity Movement.

Gaza: sewage as a weapon of war

Ramzy Baroud

2nd November 2013

After military attacks on Gaza failed to bring down the territory's Hamas government, reports Ramzy Baroud, Israel is now waging an environmental war whose weapons are chronic power shortages, collapsing sanitation - and floods of sewage. more...
Ecologist November 1970

The Ecologist November 1970: Fertility or Pollution

Anna Sheldrick

9th November, 2010

Forty years ago after Lawrence Hills wrote ‘Fertility or Pollution’ the use and disposal of sewage is still a problem but things are starting to look up more...
Wild swimming

Wild swimming: top tips for a natural dip

Laura Sevier and Kate Rew

17th August, 2010

Forget the chemical depths of your local swimming pool: wild swimming is the more refreshing, natural way to cool off this summer more...
Findhorn's Living Machine

The Living Machine: an ecological approach to poo

Tafline Laylin

8th June, 2010

By mimicking the purifying behaviour of wetland ecosystems we can deal with our sewage using one quarter of the energy, and a fraction of the smell... more...
water splashing

10 campaign groups calling for cleaner water

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

Water - we pollute it, waste it, privatise it and dam it. Around the world millions of people lack access to it. But there are organisations out there trying to protect the planet's water for the benefit of all more...
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We need a revolution in how we see sewage, says expert: it’s a precious resource

Ecologist

13th February, 2009

Our sewage system hasn’t changed in the last hundred years, and water companies are paying to throw money away, according to Dr Nigel Horan, a wastewater expert at environmental consultants Aqua Enviro. more...

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