National Geographic looks at nitrogen paradox

Read a fine new National Geographic article on the paradox of nitrogen fertilizer: We can’t live without it, and it is polluting our water and air. “Nearly half the people on the planet wouldn’t be alive if not for the abundant food made possible by nitrogen fertilizer…(O)veruse pollutes waterways and releases greenhouse gases,” the article … Read more

Water, science and the environment

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Register now to attend Oct. 4 lecture on nitrogen pollution Food production – the … Read more

Nitrogen; invasive species; water infrastructure

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Save the date: Nitrogen pollution lecture set Oct. 4 Nitrogen. It makes up three-fourths … Read more