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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

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 […]