United Kingdom: Rain could increase river pollution

BBC: Wetter winters in the future could increase agricultural pollution in Britain's rivers, say scientists. A research team from Lancaster University concluded that increased, more intensive winter rainfall is likely to wash more fertiliser out of soil and into rivers. This could artificially nourish plants, including toxic algae. The research team is now embarking on a project to help predict and ultimately mitigate agricultural pollution. Its study aims to work out how the changing climate and......

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