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Warming climate spurs harmful oxygen loss in lakes

  • 10 January 2023
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Date: December 6, 2022
Source: Cornell University
Summary: New research shows a continually warming world is leading to extended, late-summer weeks of water stratification in lakes, which prompts oxygen deprivation in the water -- provoking conditions called hypoxia (low oxygen) and anoxia (no oxygen) -- and negative consequences for fish and other species.

Who Sees What You Flush? Wastewater Surveillance For Public Health Is On The Rise, But A New Survey Reveals Many U.S. Adults Are Still Unaware

  • 22 November 2022
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By Rochelle H. Holm, University of Louisville

Flush and forget? Not if you have a toilet that flushes to one of over 3,000 sites around the world where researchers are using wastewater to track SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.