Archives de l’année : 2023

Pollution and waste atlas

Here is the link to the new version of the global pollution and waste map: Pollution and waste map   The real-time pollution and waste map, a #GIS aimed at spotting and reporting any source of pollution, waste, or litter observed in the environment on a live world map. #GISMapping #Pollution #Waste #Landfill #Dump #Garbage #Spill #Leak #Contamination Also on… Twitter Reddit LinkedIn

Real-time pollution map: Open-pit gold mining activities release dust containing heavy metals

🇦🇺Industrial pollution: blood test shows metal contamination near New South Wales gold mine Type: heavy metals (selenium, nickel, copper, lead, etc.) Where: Cadia Hill gold mine, Orange (NSW), Australia Quantity (est.): Date reported: 22/05/2023 Cause: dust emissions released by goldmine Consequences: air and rainwater contaminated within a 15-kilometer radius of the mine Risks: human health (blood contaminated with heavy metals) Status: blood test showing metal contamination; investigation launched by NSW […]

Real-time pollution, waste, and litter map: Ohio train derailment

Today’s environment hotspot: 🇺🇸Ohio train derailment Type: chemicals Where: East Palestine, Ohio, USA Date observed: 03/02/2023 Potential risks: environmental, health Status: treatment/storage Info: Associated Press Your move! Spot, report pollution or waste on

Real-time pollution, waste, and litter map

Real-time pollution, waste, and litter « heat map »… …is a GIS (Geographic Information System) aimed at spotting and reporting any source of pollution, waste, or litter observed in the environment. The objective is to get a real-time « heat map » of our Planet’s state regarding pollution. Everyone can contribute to this atlas and help spot pollution in his/her area of living. If you are interested in this initiative, you can become a […]

Long live Forma viva

Slovenia holds a place of a unique art movement called Forma viva. Since the 1960’s, four towns, located mainly on the periphery of the country, have periodically hosted famous sculpture symposiums for artists from all over the world. Through the years, its organization has grown in complexity, but it has always been impressively systematic; and in a way–with its durability and representation of international art work–it showcases world development of […]