February 2011

In Search of Sustainable Phosphorous

Blog post by Lisa Dirks -- I attended the Sustainable Phosphorus Summit on February 3-5, where Phosphorus experts from around the globe convened to discuss the future of this essential element to life.  When the average person hears the word they may think of high school chemistry and the periodic table, but the speakers and organizers made it a fun topic, sporting pins that said, “P is for people!” and “Save the P[ee]!“. 

Human Health Effects of Chesapeake Bay Pollution

We've talked in the past about the eutrophication damage that is caused by nitrogen and phosphorous pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, but we haven't given much attention to the health threat this pollution presents to the people living in the Chesapeake Bay watershed area.  Here, Lisa Dirks summarizes the human health implications of excessive N and P pollution and how GreenHarvest™ can help to ameliorate them.