Polluted

Pollution: red algae

This is perhaps the saddest story of recent clear-felling forestry operations in Inverawe: the confluence of two burns flowing down from Ben Cruachan, it used to be shallow with a ready flow of clear peaty water over yellow and brown pebbles. However, with all the pollution from the lorries upstream, it is now turgid, foetid, with red algae growing.

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