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.
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 â†’
The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading â†’
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading â†’
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 â†’
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 â†’
The ocean could be as salty as the Dead Sea of Israel and Jordan, which has implications for whether life could survive there.
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
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