Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency highlights the prevalence of agriculture near Lake Huron, as well as the consequences of heavy farming that are visible along the coastline.
The rich land is farmed to support the growing demand for corn, soybeans, and other crops. The resulting fertilizer runoff from the agricultural industry, however, causes major concerns about harm to the environment such as algae blooms.
By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer
Video Credit: European Space Agency