by Jeff Spross Posted on October 17, 2014
New research suggests altered weather conditions due to climate change, along with invasive mussel species, are killing off the algae blooms' natural competitors.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 17, 2014 Updated: September 17, 2014
Heat, drought and extreme rainfall could make harmful algal blooms like this more common.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 5, 2014
"I think this is a wake-up call for environmental health."
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by Emily Atkin Posted on August 4, 2014
The toxic algal bloom that poisoned Ohio's water is not just Ohio's problem.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 4, 2014
500,000 Toledo residents were without potable water this weekend and while the ban has been lifted, the specific test results have not been made public.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 4, 2014
"It's 50% living like Laura Ingalls Wilder and 50% like we're in Wall-E. All of it is irritating. You don't really realize how constant water is in your life until it's cut off and labeled toxic."
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 3, 2014
Here are 7 things you need to know about microcystin -- what it does, why it's there, and why it's spreading in the largest system of fresh water in the world.