Climate change a possible culprit in elevated Snake River zinc levels

Summit Daily: A CU-Boulder research team has been studying rising zinc levels in the Snake River drainage, which runs from the top of the Continental Divide to Dillon Reservoir. Special to the Daily/University of Colorado Climate change is suspected as the primary culprit of rising concentrations of zinc in the Snake River, according to a recent study from the University of Colorado. Higher levels of zinc can affect stream ecology, including harming the survivability of microbes, algae, invertebrates and......

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