New research shows that one-third of yearly nitrogen runoff from Midwest farms to the Gulf of Mexico occurs during a few heavy rainstorms. New fertilizing schedules could reduce nitrogen pollution.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~9 min
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Cuba's sustainable approach to farming has protected its rivers from the kind of nutrient pollution that impairs many US waterways.
June 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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Warmer waters, heavier storms and nutrient pollution are a triple threat to Great Lakes cities' drinking water. The solution: Cutting nutrient releases and installing systems to filter runoff.
April 29, 2020 • ~11 min
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