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London’s Thames River shrinks as extreme heat dries up its headwaters

The starting point of England’s famous River Thames has dried up and moved downstream, following weeks of little rainfall and a heat wave in July that smashed the UK’s all-time temperature record. The Thames usually begins in the English market town of Cirencester, part of the green and hilly Cotswolds countryside, and flows through the […]

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Bottled water business expected to reach half a trillion by 2028

Water covers about 71% of the surface of Earth but only 3% is said to be fresh water. About 2.5% of the earth’s fresh water isn’t available for consumption as they are locked up in the atmosphere, ice caps, glaciers, soil that is very polluted or lies buried within the Earth and expensive to be […]

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Suez Canal blockade could create disruptions in the shipping industry for months

The stranding of a container ship in the Suez Canal has created disruptions in the global shipping industry that could take weeks and possibly months to clear, top container shipping lines said. Around 30 percent of the world’s shipping container volume moves through the 193 km Suez Canal daily. Empty containers, which Asian factories need […]