Killer Salt

  It has been a bad winter here is the UK (and most of Europe). Bizzarly, we may see a reduction in the number of frogs during the spring and summer of 2011 as a consequence of this bad weather. However, this will not be caused by the extreme cold, it is more of a man made problem to do with the cold weather. Salt (good old Sodium Chloride, NaCl) is put onto roads to de-ice them - to stop them freezing. Whilst it is only ...