Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Claudia is a science journalist and editor. Her work focuses on marine science, the environment, and wildlife, particularly regarding how humans interact with the world around them.

New research is unlocking the nitrogen secrets hidden in different types of cranberry bogs

The Buzzards Bay watershed is home to about 8,000 acres of cranberry bogs, which produce nearly 20% of the entire country’s commercial cranberry crop. Cranberry bogs, like all forms of agriculture, contribute nitrogen and phosphorus from fertilizers to wetlands, streams, rivers, and ultimately the Bay – but until recently, there was limited science to show just how much nitrogen pollution cranberry bogs contribute.

Read more at the Buzzards Bay Coalition website.

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