We are delighted to share with you two new videos produced especially for the Sullied Sediments project.
We worked with the amazing team at Nova Studios in Hull to create two films which together provide an overview of the Sullied Sediments project and profile two people who are part of our international, multidisciplinary partnership.
In ‘Sullied Sediments Explained‘ we show how the Sullied Sediments team is working to better assess, treat and prevent chemical pollution in our waterways. The video explains that we have determined that certain chemicals, including those on the European Union’s Watch List, are present in our rivers and canals at concentrations that may be harmful to wildlife. It shows how new treatment methods, which have been developed in the lab, are now being tested in wastewater facilities. In addition, the video explains how our RiverDip citizen science programme is raising awareness about river pollution and helping people to take action to prevent it.
In our ‘People in Focus‘ video, we introduce Els and Tim, both of whom are actively involved in the Sullied Sediments project. Els works for the Flanders Environment Agency as a water quality expert. A trained biologist, Els speaks passionately about the health of our waterways and why it needs to be improved for the benefit of wildlife, people and our communities. Tim is our most dedicated citizen science volunteer. He talks about his concern for the state of the environment and about what we are passing on to future generations and explains why he decided to get involved in the project.
In addition to helping us communicate about the project, these videos have been entered into the North Sea Region’s video competition. Our funder will announce the winners of this contest at the North Sea Region conference in November so we are eagerly awaiting the results.
Both videos can be accessed on the Sullied Sediments You Tube channel, where we have other videos that you may be of interest. Visit: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUmQeGzXk0zKHIlQxKK48Fg