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  • Abundant plant growth on floating wetland helps battle the ‘dirty water stigma’

    Boston Globe - 08/02/2021

    A year after its creation, researchers from Northeastern University and the Charles River Conservancy said they are seeing impressive plant growth on the wetland, which was launched in June 2020. The floating wetland project aims to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Charles by creating a small habitat that will reduce nutrient pollution, enhance sedimentation, and strengthen missing a link of the river’s food chain by increasing the zooplankton population.

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