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28th Mar 2017

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European rivers hit by pesticides pollution

The first large-scale risk assessment of organic chemicals in European rivers and lakes has revealed an extensive problem with pesticides. Nearly half of 91 European river basins measured had levels that could harm fish, invertebrates and algae, scientists at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Germany found.

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Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.