A recent study suggests that commercial oyster farms might be the solution to the Bay’s water quality issues.
As if industrial agriculture wasn’t polluting water enough with manufactured chemical pesticides, now researchers have discovered that U.S. streams are also contaminated with insecticides genetically engineered into plants. According to a study published last week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Bt toxin from GMO corn is finding its way into streams.
What do dogs in Ohio and sea otters in California have in common? Death by liver failure as a result of algal blooms.
A little documentary film called “Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story” was set to be released on Oct 3 at the University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum of Natural History. The film has been indefinitely shelved with only a vague explanation.