With the easing of tourist restrictions, many areas are at their busiest, with the impact of the current warm, dry weather adding to pressures.
” “Our research shows that the sulphuric acid clouds in Venus have too little water for active life to exist, based on what we know of life on Earth.” Dr John E. Hallsworth
Northwest Scotland, Clyde, Ayrshire, Orkney and the Western Isles are moving to Alert level. Most of the rest of the country is moving to the Early Warning tier, with Irvine and Ayr raised to Moderate Scarcity level.
On Monday 22nd March, the Hydro Nation International Centre, supported by the Scottish Government and the James Hutton Institute are hosting a free online celebration of World Water Day
“The data suggested a loss between 2002 and 2008 of around 109 cubic kilometres of water from the aquifers that support regional irrigation and the livelihoods of about 114 million people “
Something changed over the course of human evolution that reduced the amount of water our body uses each day to stay healthy.
“Ice has a social life. Its changeability shapes the culture, language and stories of those who live near it. ” Robert MacFarlane
” I’ve been thinking along the lines of how myths and legends can have their root in the reality of a very distant past”
“For all manner of reasons, natural springs have fascinated people since at least as long ago as the Neolithic.”
“As long as we have cheap fracked gas then we will have virgin plastic production” Andy Georgi