Category: Daily News

Scientists look for clues to Lake Superior algae blooms

There have been a few reports of blue-green algae on Lake Superior over the years with a first confirmed sighting in 2012. This summer researchers from universities, state and federal agencies from around the region are undertaking a coordinated effort …

The impending climate crisis facing Chicago & Lake Michigan

Dan Egan, Journalist in residence at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Freshwater Sciences and author of “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” discusses the impact of climate change on Chicago and Lake Michigan. Listen to the full story by NPR.