The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading →
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
The ban on drinking tap water in Toledo has been lifted, but there's worry that a dangerous toxin caused by algae blooms in Lake Erie will return this year. Continue reading →
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
How fast can volcanic gases turn a placid lake into an acidic death trap?
Lake Natron in Tanzania is one of the most serene lakes in Africa, but it's also the source of some phantasmagorical photographs.
Lake Superior was inferior to an ancient lake in southern Africa. The 35,000 sq. mi. lake once filled in a low-lying section of northern Botswana. Continue reading →
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