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-University of Connecticut: The Research of our Environment: How UConn Researchers are Working to Save the Planet

Mar 23, 2021 - ENP Newswire

With insects declining precipitously, plastics building up in our oceans, and indigenous cultures suffering under misguided eco-policies, these UConn researchers are working to save the planet, one ethical decision at a time.

About 30 years ago, the waters of the Long Island Sound were looking bleak.

Pollution from the more than nine million people living in the Sound's watershed had reached epic heights. Nitrogen runoff led to chronic seasonal blooms of algae, which led to bacteria ...