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"That Dreamy Haze In Monet’s Impressionist Paintings? Air Pollution."

"Claude Monet was “terrified.” He looked outside and saw a scene across the London landscape that worried him: no fog, clear skies.” ... "Then, he writes in translated letters shared by the Tate art museum, gradually fires were lit, and smoke and a haze of industrial pollution returned to the skies. His work continued."

Source: Washington Post, 02/02/2023

"Water Pipe Robots Could Stop Billions Of Litres Leaking"

"Around three billion litres of water are lost through leaks across hundreds of thousands of miles of water pipe in England and Wales daily, says water industry economic regulator Ofwat. Engineers have now developed miniature robots to patrol the pipe network, check for faults and prevent leaks."

Source: BBC News, 01/31/2023
February 9, 2023

DEADLINE: Professional Development Grants for Environmental Journalism In Europe

Journalismfund.eu's Earth Investigations Programme will award €85,000 for projects on collective development and support services for environmental investigative journalism in Europe. Incorporated legal entities worldwide can apply. Next deadline: Feb 9, 2023.

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