Archives October 2016

Waterborne Diseases

Recently, the World Health Organization announced they will be sending a million cholera vaccines to Haiti to prevent another outbreak. Hurricane Matthew brought winds as fast as 233 kilometres per hour to the country and caused widespread flooding as a result.

The Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Waterborne diseases occur when a person ingests ...

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The Ongoing Crisis with Groundwater Depletion

As you may have heard, California has been in a 'drought emergency' since January 2014. In other words, their underground aquifers are not sustainable drinking water sources. The state has, however, discovered large underwater aquifers located thousands of feet below the ground. The question now is, how can these aquifers be accessed without adversely affecting ...

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