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Image 1 - Poor Outlook For Water Quality In Germany
2011-09-07 05:14:28

  Good quality status of water bodies required in EU by 2015 unlikely to be attained, reveals study The good chemical and ecological status of water bodies as defined by the EU Water Framework Directive is unlikely to be attained in Germany by 2015. This is the conclusion of a study in which data from the four largest rivers in northern Germany - the Elbe, Weser, Aller and Ems - were analyzed over ten years. The study was carried out by the University of Koblenz-Landau, the...


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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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