Latest Eutrophication Stories

2009-05-07 06:42:09

The origin of the massive green tide of algae that nearly wrecked the Beijing Olympics sailing regatta has been discovered by scientists.

2009-02-20 10:46:33

Protecting drinking water and preventing harmful coastal "dead zones", as well as eutrophication in many lakes, will require reducing both nitrogen and phosphorus pollution.

2009-02-20 09:58:01

An international group of scientists is renewing calls for policymakers to reduce both nitrogen and phosphorus when attempting to alleviate eutrophication – or nutrient pollution problems – in fresh and coastal waters. In the February 20 edition of Science, the researchers argue that dual-nutrient reduction strategies are likely to be more successful due to complex interactions between nitrogen and phosphorus in fresh and coastal water ecosystems.

2009-01-13 15:53:52

So far environmental protection of the Baltic Sea has not been successful, even though a wealth of research information exists to support such protection.

2008-10-07 09:19:38

Scientists have found lichens can give insight into nitrogen air pollution effects on Sierra Nevada and San Bernardino mountain ecosystems, and protecting them provides safeguards for less sensitive species.

2008-09-25 03:00:18

By Yan, Changzhou Lu, Xin; Zhao, Xiaolin Key words: Lake Erhai basin, water resources, eutrophication, ecological protection, sustainable utilisation, counter measures SUMMARY Lake Erhai is the main water source for Dali City and the surrounding area.

2008-09-03 18:00:16

By SEAN PATRICK NORRIS Staff Writer EDITOR'S NOTE: The Maryland Gazette spent months probing the reasons behind decades of chronic pollution in Furnace, Marley and Rock creeks. In today's conclusion of two-part story, we explore the possibility of a cure.

2008-09-03 15:00:22

Residents in and around Annapolis, Md., say that 100,000 Atlantic Menhaden died this week because of too much algae in Chesapeake Bay.

2008-08-14 21:00:17

U.S. and Swedish research suggests the number of dead zones in the world's oceans has increased by a third since 1995.

2008-08-06 18:00:16

By PAMELA WOOD Staff Writer There are two dreaded words that pretty much sum up all thats wrong with the Chesapeake Bay: dead zone. Though scientists say the term is something of a misnomer, it conjures a relatively accurate picture of whats going on below the surface of the bay.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.