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Everglades show improvement in water quality

Researchers at the University of Florida Research and Education Centers and scientists at the South Florida Water Management District have published a report regarding the trends in water quality feeding into Everglades National ...

Oct 21, 2010 not rated yet 0

NASA satellite improves pollution monitoring

NASA scientists improved watershed pollution monitoring models by incorporating satellite and ground-based observations of precipitation. The NASA data replaces weather station observations, and will allow ...

Jul 26, 2010 1 / 5 (1) 0

Sources of pollution in waterways

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are components of petroleum products such as gasoline, coal, and oil. They are also produced as by-products of the combustion of fuels including petroleum and fire wood. PAHs can cause ...

Mar 09, 2010 4.3 / 5 (4) 1

Evidence of increasing antibiotic resistance

A team of scientists in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are reporting disturbing evidence that soil microbes have become progressively more resistant to antibiotics over the last 60 years. Surprisingly, ...

Mar 03, 2010 4.2 / 5 (5) 0