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This article is about a scientist named “Ruth Patrick” who dedicated her life with high hopes of improving and decreasing water pollution…Read More

Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research

Los Angeles Times Articles
Scientist Ruth Patrick, who developed a method to assess the health of lakes, streams and rivers, was a National Medal of Science recipient. Ruth Patrick, shown in the 1980s, is credited with creating an approach… (Academy of Natural Sciences ) Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to…Read More

This article matters because it is very informative about the topic water pollution and educates people on the serious issue. It also has…Read More

Water Pollution Facts, Effects of Water Pollution, Clean Water Act | NRDC

Water Clean and plentiful water provides the foundation for prosperous communities. We rely on clean water to survive, yet right now we are heading towards a water crisis. Changing climate patterns are threatening lakes and rivers, and key sources that we tap for drinking water are being overdrawn or tainted with pollution. NRDC experts are…Read More

This article matters because it shows the action made in England where shoppers are getting charged 5c for a plastic bag, which will affect…Read More

Stores welcome plastic bag charge

The Evening Standard
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who announced the policy as the Liberal Democrat autumn conference began in Glasgow, said he hoped firms would give the cash to charities. The scheme, intended to discourage the use of environmentally damaging plastic bags, is expected to begin in autumn 2015, after the next election. A Tesco spokesman said…Read More
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