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Monthly Archives: January 2014

How Mass-Produced Meat Turned Phosphorus Into Pollution By Dan Charles – VPR – January 2, 2014 It’s a quandary of food production: The same drive for efficiency that lowers the cost of eating also can damage our soil and water. … Continue reading

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Pesticide ‘contaminating’ Prairie wetlands: scientist By Geoff Leo – CBC News – January 6, 2014 A University of Saskatchewan biologist says many wetlands across the Prairies are being contaminated by a relatively new pesticide that is threatening the ecosystem. Christy Morrissey … Continue reading

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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM The 2013 Christmas season will be memorable in our Michigan household for two reasons.  The first was a major ice storm that hit southern Michigan the weekend before Christmas, leaving us without power for about two … Continue reading

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Rising sea threatens wetlands and seafood species, study says By Richard Degener – Press of Atlantic City – December 26, 2013 Rising sea levels are swamping coastal wetlands at an alarming rate, threatening migratory birds and some of the most valuable seafood … Continue reading

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Mussels in the Blue III – Water Quality and Threats By Craig Thompson – The Big Blue Thread – December 26, 2013 Over the past two weeks I’ve told you about  one of my favorite rivers (the Blue River) and favorite aquatic … Continue reading

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