Chemical routes to the Baltic Sea

31 October, 2020

Never before have there been so many different chemicals in our world. The production of plastics, pesticides and not least pharmaceuticals has created a chemical cloud around us. An invisible threat of synthetic chemicals. And through various routes, many chemicals end up in the sea. No one yet knows what the effects will be – on us and other living things. But there are ways to reduce chemical leakage. New technologies are being developed to purify water flows. Deep Sea Reporter visits a cutting-edge wastewater treatment plant.

Report: Martin Widman
Photo: Leif Eiranson and Robert Westerberg
Archive: Pond5

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