Thursday, 27 February 2014
Fertilizer Limits Sought Near Lake Erie to Fight Spread of Algae
New York Times
A United States-Canadian agency called on Wednesday for swift and sweeping limits on the use of fertilizer around Lake Erie to reduce the amount of phosphorus entering the water and creating a vast blanket of algae each summer, threatening fisheries, tourism and even drinking water. Details here.
A duck family labours through an algae-clogged
river in Manitoba, CA. PLT photo.