Going Green

Monday, March 17, 2008

Streams Role in Coastal Zones

Healthy streams work as a natural "flush" for the pollutants that are on the land. Guess where they go.....

Streams play key role in protecting coastal zones

by Margaret Coulombe

The plight of the world’s oceans is dire, according to recent studies, through insults from human activities that are depopulating and damaging reefs, altering coastlines, and creating pollutants, such as nitrogen runoff from terrestrial watersheds.

A study by 31 aquatic biologists involving 72 stream sites in the United States and Puerto Rico has found that...(complete article

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