Posts tagged biological

Is Drinking Our Own Sewage a Sustaina...

As the current drought in California continues, the parched state is forced to consider the unthinkable: drinking treated sewage. Yes the thought does leave a foul taste in the mouth, the idea of downing a fresh glass of something that originally came from your toilet is hardly the most delicious option and undeniably comes with […]

What is so Dangerous About Algae?

Last month a study was published in Ecology Letters, looking at the lakes of North America and Europe. It found that populations of cyanobacteria, better known as blue-green algae have increased significantly since the 1800s, confirming fears of a significant danger to our environment. This overgrowth of algae starves the water of oxygen and suffocates […]