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2010-12-06 10:42:28

Continued eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, combined with an ever thinner ozone layer, is favoring the toxic cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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2010-11-03 06:15:00

Every person emits the equivalent of approximately two tons of carbon dioxide a year from the time food is produced to when the human body excretes it, representing more than 20% of total yearly emissions.

2010-11-01 22:20:09

Excess nitrogen from agricultural and urban lands is contaminating groundwater, streams, lakes and estuaries, where it causes harmful algal blooms and contributes to fish kills.

2010-10-23 01:33:28

Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea has clear negative effects, such as dead bottoms and massive blooms of cyanobacteria.

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2010-10-08 18:00:00

Resulting ecological damage is serious, but could be reduced by wider use of more sustainable, time-honored practices.

2010-10-08 02:24:37

Resulting ecological damage is serious, but could be reduced by wider use of more sustainable, time-honored practices.

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2010-09-09 13:19:00

In the search for the perfect crop for biofuel production, Miscanthus has become the darling to many.

2010-07-01 15:58:47

As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rise, so does the pressure on the plant kingdom.

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2010-04-21 13:29:06

A new study exploring the growing worldwide problem of nitrogen pollution from soils to the sea shows that global ratios of nitrogen and carbon in the environment are inexorably linked, a finding that may lead to new strategies to help mitigate regional problems ranging from contaminated waterways to human health.

2010-01-11 13:03:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saving the Bay requires a new approach to address a huge gap between the pollution caused by livestock waste and the dollars available to treat it.


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