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Sep 29, 2014 05:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jan 15, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
Oct 15, 2013 01:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
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.
Sep 19, 2013 11:14 AM ET // Tim Wall
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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