March 31, 2011

Toxic algae, cyanobacterium, now increasingly more common in lakes

A recent study involving the toxic algae, cyanobacterium, now increasingly more common in lakes due to livestock manure and fertilizer runoff, suggests that its presence is producing estrogen effects in aquatic life that disrupt reproductive functions.

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-uncovers-threat-algae.html
http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/89/i07/8907scene1.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&
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