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 →
Researchers have found signs of life in mud pulled from the bottom of an ice-covered lake in Antarctica.
Russian scientists believe they have found a wholly new type of bacteria in the subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica.
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