Lake Erie Algae Bloom Threatens Fishing Communities in Maumee Watershed

"Lake Erie MODIS satellite Oct 2013" by NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory is licensed under CC PDM 1.0  A case study from the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) found evidence the 2019 Lake Erie Algae Bloom has spread to the Maumee River Watershed. As the shallowest Great Lake, Erie is also the warmest, providing a fertile breeding ground [...]

Invasive species — What exactly does that mean?

The term "invasive species" gets thrown around quite a bit in environmental science — but what exactly does it mean? If you're thinking it's something that "invades privacy," or that it's "a lot" of something, you're on the right track. A invasive species is a species that is not native to the area and can [...]