Dr. Eva Pip taught biology at the U of W for more than 50 years before retiring in 2016. She has published almost 100 peer-reviewed articles in her career. More than 800 scientists in serious academic circles around the world have cited her work, as a building block for their own.
David Schindler is a Rhodes scholar and
internationally-renowned scientist, with a
PH.D in ecology. He co-authored the
book, “The Algal Bowl: Overfertilization
of the World’s Freshwaters and Estuaries.”
This, in turn is due to “rapidly increased livestock production and use of synthetic fertilizer in the Red River Valley, with smaller contributions…from the city of Winnipeg and other human development in the Red and Winnipeg river basins. Most scientists agree, increasing inputs of phosphorous and nitrogen, abundant in human sewage, the excrement of livestock and synthetic fertilizers applied to agricultural land (a process called eutrophication), are the earth’s most widespread water quality problem. They cause harmful algal blooms, fish kills and many related problems both in fresh waters and in coastal seas that are adjacent to areas with large human populations.”
soup of blue-green algae.
“There’s no compelling evidence that any of these changes will put water at risk."
"In Hogs We Trust."