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The Environmental Capitalist by Carl Hall

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CHAPTER 8.

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I am an avid kayaker, regularly exploring the randomly beautiful smattering of 25,000 or so islands that make up the Stockholm archipelago on the east coast of Sweden. It is a pristine, largely untouched natural gem, and a place where many Swedes recharge their batteries. But very few places in the world are free from all contamination, and the archipelago is unfortunately no exception. I often encounter algae on my trips. Sometimes, during an especially bad algae-blooming year, it coats entire lagoons and inlets with a green, slimy mess. It is environmental damage. The algae are feeding on the increasing pollution in the Baltic Sea, ...

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