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More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | 26 July, 2007 at 15:56

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

Hazardous Chemicals in Precipitation

Publication | 26 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace study showing that rainwater in three European countries is polluted with a range of hazardous chemicals.Scientists analysed 50 samples of rainwater collected by Greenpeace across the Netherlands, with secondary sampling from Belgium...

Rainwater in Europe contains toxic chemicals

Image | 28 May, 2003 at 1:00

Rainwater in Europe contains toxic chemicals.

Riverside benches on the banks of the Thames

Image | 1 August, 2007 at 0:00

Riverside benches on the banks of the Thames, start to disappear under the waterline as the river level rises. The Thames burst it's banks after several days of heavy rains, threatening local communities and their infrastructure, in the worst...

Flood marker in flooded field.

Image | 1 November, 2000 at 1:00

Flood marker in flooded field.

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