Pfiesteria: Crossing Dark Water - The True Story Behind the Pfiesteria Menace That Now Threatens the Nation's Tidal Waters

Pfiesteria Crossing Dark Water The True Story Behind the Pfiesteria Menace That Now Threatens the Nation s Tidal Waters Pfiesteria Crossing Dark Water tells the true story of this public health menace It describes how the doc from Pocomoke made the first confirmed diagnosis of human illness and then developed the firs

  • Title: Pfiesteria: Crossing Dark Water - The True Story Behind the Pfiesteria Menace That Now Threatens the Nation's Tidal Waters
  • Author: Ritchie C. Shoemaker
  • ISBN: 9780966553505
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pfiesteria Crossing Dark Water tells the true story of this public health menace It describes how the doc from Pocomoke made the first confirmed diagnosis of human illness, and then developed the first successful treatment for victims of the disease Dr Shoemaker explains how the conclusions of a blue ribbon state commission which blamed pfiesteria blooms on runoffPfiesteria Crossing Dark Water tells the true story of this public health menace It describes how the doc from Pocomoke made the first confirmed diagnosis of human illness, and then developed the first successful treatment for victims of the disease Dr Shoemaker explains how the conclusions of a blue ribbon state commission which blamed pfiesteria blooms on runoff of nutrients from chicken farms were not supported by water quality tests done by the State of Maryland At the same time, the doctor s own predator prey theories of pfiesteria show how simple substitution of agricultural fungicides and copper in animal feeds could prevent pfiesteria blooms in the Chesapeake Bay He also demonstrates how a simple nontoxic chemical can be used to stop active toxin production in a kill area This is the story of how one physician took on an entrenched bureaucracy, challenged environmental dogma and won Pfiesteria Crossing Dark Water is a story of media, politics, economics, medicine and a remarkable scientific discovery.

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      Published :2018-08-02T19:41:06+00:00

    One thought on “Pfiesteria: Crossing Dark Water - The True Story Behind the Pfiesteria Menace That Now Threatens the Nation's Tidal Waters”

    1. The overall information was good, although everything is repeated over and over again - it felt like to make it long enough for a book. Also, the writing is poor and on top of that, poorly edited. It is still worth the read to understand how agriculture, the environment, and government intersect to cause a horrible mess.

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