Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground


Littoral caves and grottos, Mediterranean Sea, Sardinia.

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The Monte Conca cave system on the island of Sicily is a vast system of springs and pools, sitting below a nature preserve. It might be presumed to be one of the few places untouched by human-driven pollution.

But new research published by a USF microbiology and geoscience team has found that even below ground, the Monte Conca cave system show signs of being altered by pollution from above…

Read Full Article, Science Daily (05-08-2020)

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