WOSU News Archives For: July 12, 2006

Scientists Combat Algal Blooms

12:00AM
July
12, 2006

It’s been called Return of the Green Slime. Gobs of algae have become more abundant over the past ten years in the Great Lakes, and especially in Lake Erie. But these algal blooms aren’t just a nuisance. They disrupt the ecosystem, hurt local economies, and can pose a serious health risk.