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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Aug 24, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Historic flooding in Kansas City this past weekend, Mizzou researchers fishing for science, and Florida’s tire reef problem.

MISSOURI

MR340 Winner

Hollister paddler wins grueling 340-mile Missouri River race

Springfield News-Leader

 

Fishing For Science

MU research employees go fishing in the name of science

Columbia Tribune

 

Operation Clean Stream

Operation Clean Stream – Fifty years of river cleanups

Earthworms

 

Riverbed Rocks

A rainbow of landscaping rock emerges from old Missouri riverbed

Kansas City Star

 

Historic Flooding

Historic flooding leaves one dead in Kansas, strands residents in south Kansas City

Kansas City Star

 

NATIONAL

Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution risks ‘near permanent contamination of natural environment’

The Guardian

 

Water Report

Upper White River report is released

Arkansas Online

 

Paddling Birding

Why you need to try paddle birding

Audubon

 

A Billion Oysters

Can students return a billion oysters to New York Harbor?

PBS

 

Health and Hockey

Conserving water in a changing climate for our health and for hockey

National Hockey League

 

Tire Reef

Florida’s tire reef has turned into an environmental disaster

Geology In