TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. A new report says temperatures in the world’s lakes are rising more than in the oceans or the atmosphere ‚Äî which could worsen problems such as algae blooms and oxygen-deprived dead zones where fish can’t survive.
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By John Flesher The Associated Press
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. The U.S. and Canada should more closely monitor atmospheric pollution from as far away as Asia that may be causing mercury levels to rise in some Great Lakes fish, an advisory agency said Thursday.
CROSSROADS, N.M. Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil ‚Äî lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds.