Publisher description for Death in the marsh / Tom Harris.


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Selenium, essential in microscopic doses, can be deadly in larger amounts. Death in the Marsh explains how federal irrigation projects have altered selenium's circulation in the environment, allowing it to accumulate in marshes, killing ecosystems and wildlife, and causing deformities in some animals.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Selenium -- Environmental aspects -- California -- Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge.
Selenosis -- California -- Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge.
Selenium -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.)
Selenosis -- West (U.S.)
Soils -- Selenium content -- West (U.S.)
Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge (Calif.)