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Acid sulfate soils contain iron sulfides and can produce sulfuric acid when disturbed, making the soils very acid and toxic.
Council has commenced a long-term project to restore Cabbage Tree Creek.
Iron bacteria are small living organisms which naturally occur in soil, shallow groundwater and surface waters.
Lyngbya majuscula (mermaid's hair, stinging limu or fireweed) is a naturally occurring, toxic marine blue-green algae.
The Pumicestone Passage catchment receives freshwater inflows from a network of streams.