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The deterioration of water quality in Malta. 1998. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 7, 96—9.


SUMMARY

The Maltese Islands have one of the world's highest population densities, inevitably leading to extreme human impact. Pollution has increased in the past century, particularly, unfortunately, in the past fifteen years. There is as yet no indication of improvement.


Key words
: Malta, water quality, pollution, deterioration.