[USA] Over the last 20 years, Lake Erie has been heaving up ever-larger blooms of cyanobacteria that are so toxic they shut down Toledo, Ohio’s drinking water system in 2014. Continue reading Nitrogen triggers extra-toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie
[USA] In any healthy water body, there are dozens of micro- and macro-organisms. Algae are a natural part of an aquatic ecosystem. Continue reading Algae are a-bloomin’ but what does it mean?
Summer is the prime time for recreation at Ohio State Parks and unfortunately the growth of harmful algal blooms (HABs), toxin-producing bacteria that can cause illness, irritation and sometimes even death in pets, livestock and humans.
Harmful algal blooms are not algae at… Continue reading Officials issue algae warning