Murky lakes now surpass clear, blue lakes in US

... between 2007 and 2012, the dominant lake type in the United States shifted from clear, blue lakes to greenish-brown, murky lakes. Blue lakes declined by 18% while murky lakes increased by 12%. The investigators cannot definitively say what is causing this shift, but they suspect that land cover and land use patterns within a watershed, as well as changes in climate, may be important factors.

When you add declining fresh water quality to the toxic ocean changes off of Florida and Southern California,  our fishing future dims.

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Can campaigns to make people aware of the urgency of climate action make reference to the various delicious fish we're used to eating, and how we won't be able to take them for granted?




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