Release of nutrients from lake-bottom sediments worsens Lake Erie's annual "dead zone"

Science News

"Lake Erie, Canada" by Earth Hour Global

Robotic laboratories on the bottom of Lake Erie have revealed that the muddy sediments there release nearly as much of the nutrient phosphorus into the surrounding waters as enters the lake's central basin each year from rivers and their tributaries. Story here.

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PinP said…
Just one of countless examples of wounds which man is inflicting on nature around the world.