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Feb 20, 2015 09:24 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
How cold is it? Lake Erie is a pretty much a continuous sheet of ice. Continue reading →
Feb 7, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lake Vostok may be a treasure trove of extremophiles -- organisms which have evolved to live in the harshest, most inhospitable conditions. Continue reading →
Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects.
Oct 20, 2014 01:59 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
In San Francisco, officials are being forced to resort to a fish-killing chemical to get rid of a lake's invasive species. Continue reading →
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 →
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