[USA] In 1845, Henry David Thoreau repaired to a cabin in the woods beside Walden Pond “to front only the essential facts of life, Continue reading What the muck of Walden pond tells us about our planet
[UK] One keenly-argued possible way of moderating the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may not work, scientists have concluded. Continue reading Seeds of doubt over iron boost for algae
[USA] Water is essential to all life on earth. When the quality of water is impaired every living organism is impacted. The problems Continue reading Agriculture’s role in protecting Lake Erie
CHICAGO, IL, March 27, 2015 — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the award of 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $17 million to fund projects that will improve Great Lakes water quality by preventing phosphorus runoff Continue reading EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal blooms
For hydrology professor Jun Xu of Louisiana State University, the issues plaguing University Lake — like shallow depth, pollutant accumulation and excess sediment and nutrients — could be water under the gate.
Xu and his graduate students study the quality of several major Louisiana bodies of water, including University Lake, the Continue reading University professor researches water quality of University Lake