Team to test experimental floating marshland

A relatively low-tech method of imitating a natural marshland may help clean freshwater ponds contaminated by storm water runoff, according to research being funded by St. Tammany Parish Government in cooperation with scientists ...

Millions at risk from rising water pollution: UN

Increasingly polluted rivers in Africa, Asia and Latin America pose a disease risk to more than 300 million people and threaten fisheries and farming in many countries, a UN report warned Tuesday.

Trading farmland for nitrogen protection

Excess nitrogen from agricultural runoff can enter surface waters with devastating effects. Algal blooms and fish kills are a just a couple of possible consequences. But riparian buffer zones - areas of grasses, perennials, ...

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