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Expert says algae cultivation will be needed as rising heat shrinks farmland

[Global] Algae may be tiny, but new research suggests the single-celled organisms could play an outsized role in slowing the rate of global warming over the rest of the 21st century. Continue reading Expert says algae cultivation will be needed as rising heat shrinks farmland

The big-ag-fueled algae bloom that won't leave Toledo's water supply alone

[USA] The citizens of Toledo, Ohio, have embarked upon their new summer ritual: stocking up on bottled water. For the second straight year, an enormous algae bloom has settled upon Lake Erie, generating nasty toxins right where the Continue reading The big-ag-fueled algae bloom that won't leave Toledo's water supply alone

The Green Room: Toxic Algae Is An ‘All Of Us’ Issue

Toxic algae has been plaguing Lake Erie—why, and what can we do to stop it? Perspectives abound, especially when it comes to whether or not measures to prevent it should be voluntary or prescribed by law. In this month’s “Green Room” show Barbara Lucas explores this simple organism and the Continue reading The Green Room: Toxic Algae Is An ‘All Of Us’ Issue