When a densely populated country like China has to focus its agriculture in only one area within its boundaries, the concentration of ammonia in the air above fertile lands increases.
A report that is expected to focus on nitrogen overloading in the Westport River and its tributaries is due to be released shortly.
GENEVA, Feb 17 (KUNA) -- Eutrophication has led to a reduction of almost 40 percent in the number of endemic whitefish species in Swiss lakes, within a relatively short period of time.
The federal government is considering cuts in funding used by health officials to monitor potential pollutants in ocean water.
UP to 40 percent of China's rivers were seriously polluted last year after 75 billion tons of sewage and waste water was discharged into them, the country's water authority said yesterday.
FT. PIERCE, Fla. -- Hundreds of scientists converge on the Treasure Coast to look at why there is an unprecedented algae bloom in the northern intracoastal waterway, and if it is heading our way.
Destructive Indian River Lagoon algae bloom likely to stay north of Treasure Coast sea grass, scientist says » TCPalm.com
FORT PIERCE — A devastating "super bloom" of algae that may have wiped out tens of thousands of acres of vital sea grasses in the Indian River Lagoon is not likely to threaten the Treasure Coast, a marine scientist predicted Wednesday.
Red tide is slowly clearing from Texas waters, but dinophysis, another toxic algae bloom, has been spotted in some of the bays, another blow to the Texas oyster industry this season.
he brightly coloured gunk clogging parts of Elk Lake is potentially a pet-killer, the Capital Regional District confirmed Wednesday.
There may not be warning signs up at the moment but that doesn't mean it's safe to swim in Lake Horowhenua. Officers at Horizons Regional Council say that most people know not to swim in the polluted lake, which earlier this week was described as having the power to kill if an algal bloom containing cyanobacteria was present.
Results of toxicity tests of the blue-green algae bloom in Lake Connewarre and lower sections of the Barwon River Estuary revealed no change in conditions late last week.
The company in charge of the Opuha Dam is trying to find out why a potentially toxic algal bloom continues to plague the Opihi River.
A Gwynedd angling group says it wants to meet the Welsh government in a final bid to stop pollution spoiling rivers.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council says if a trial aimed at preventing the release of nitrogen and phosphorous from the bed of Lake Rotoehu is successful, it could be used in bigger lakes in the region.
Authorities predict bans on swimming in the Gippsland Lakes due to a toxic blue green algae outbreak will remain in place until the end of summer.
China has spent billions of yuan trying to cleanse its third largest lake, where decades of pollution have brought ecosystems to the brink. But problems persist, report Liang Guorui and He Hanfu.
Maryland officials have filled in the blanks on their draft Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, and attached an eye-popping pricetag - $7.5 billion over the next five years, and nearly double that by 2025.
THE emergence of a likely algae outbreak in Port Phillip Bay again highlights the need for a clean-up plan for the waterway, the federal opposition says.
Nitrogen fertilizers have been crucial to feeding the increasing number of mouths on earth, but the pollution they leave behind has real consequences that have costs of their own.
VERO BEACH — A Fort Pierce-based environmental research group is shining light — bioluminescence, to be precise — on the problem of pollution in the Indian River Lagoon.