Mercury taints lakes; climate pact delayed

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the digest, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Fish in 49% of U.S. lakes tainted by mercury, EPA says A new EPA study shows … Read more Mercury taints lakes; climate pact delayed

Widespread pollution, intersex and kudzu

Each week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of some of the best regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to where they originally were published. 500,000 pollution violations in five years Jennifer Hall-Massey knows not to drink the tap water in … Read more Widespread pollution, intersex and kudzu

Climate change, neutrinos and river otters

Climate change challenges U.S. security The changing global climate will pose profound strategic challenges to the United States in coming decades, raising the prospect of military intervention to deal with the effects of violent storms, drought, mass migration and pandemics, military and intelligence analysts say. Such climate-induced crises could topple governments, feed terrorist movements or … Read more Climate change, neutrinos and river otters

Drainage, percholate and climate change

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of regional, national and international articles and research about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in the sources where they originally were published. Drainage technique could cut farm runoff A big contributor to the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead … Read more Drainage, percholate and climate change

Threatened fish, buffer strips and zebra mussels

Every week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of some of the best regional, national and international articles about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to the articles in their original sources. Climate change threatens fish, USGS expert says Entire populations of North American fish already  are being affected … Read more Threatened fish, buffer strips and zebra mussels

Climate change, 'ugly' species and catching rain

Every week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of the best regional, national and interntional news articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to their original sources. U.S. House passes cap-and-trade   The House passed legislation intended to address global warming and transform the way the … Read more Climate change, 'ugly' species and catching rain

Climate, nitrogen flow and 'sneaker males'

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of regional, national and international articles and research about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to the original sources. Climate change research regionalizes U.S. impact Man-made climate change could bring parching droughts to the Southwest and pounding rainstorms to Washington, put … Read more Climate, nitrogen flow and 'sneaker males'

A pollution case goes to trial

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of the best regional, national and international articles about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to their original sources. Water pollution case goes to trial After five years, it comes down to this. The 3M Co. pollution case — at least, … Read more A pollution case goes to trial

Declining aquifers, superfund sites and dust storms

Each week, the Freshwater Society posts links to some of the best regional, national and international coverage of water and the environment. Follow the links to the publications where the articles originally appeared, and let us know your reaction to the research and policy issues they report. Superfund program chronically underfunded The Superfund program to clean … Read more Declining aquifers, superfund sites and dust storms

Endocrine-disruptors and birds moving north

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. If you see something that interests you, let us know … Read more Endocrine-disruptors and birds moving north