Episode 453 The Great Lakes and Algae

Brad Bass, a status professor of environment at the University of Toronto, has two projects. He studies the impact of fertilizer run-off to Lake Erie and other freshwater lakes. This problems creates toxins that may enter our drinking water. Fortunately, Brad can remove phosphorus from water, mainly with plants. Planting more trees in cities will reduce or eliminate floods. Brad is also interested in designing “vertical wetlands,” that clean the air and water by combining particular species of plants and animals or fish. He is mentoring high school and university students who like to do environmental research. For the video, audio podcast, transcript and public comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-453-the-great-lakes-and-algae. Then share you thoughts on the comment column.


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