eutrophication

Four individuals wade in shallow water in a passing of mangrove trees, each with an orange bucket.

Volunteers plant mangrove saplings to help restore the canopy at Benedict Key. (Sarah Anderson/MEDILL)

Northwestern University
Volunteers helping in recovery at Benedict Key aim to build up an oyster reef to shield the fledgling mangroves from destructive waves, Sarah Anderson reports.
SUNY ESF
I grew up next to Lake Neatahwanta in Fulton, N.Y. This lake has been experiencing issues with toxic blue-green algae since 1988, and has not been swimmable since.
SUNY School of Environmental Science and Forestry
So much of the pollution of our water and public health risks can be traced back to pollution from excess fertilizer application by the agriculture industry.