World’s Lakes At Risk Of Continued Algal Blooms Triggered By Warm Waters

Nature World: The Earth's lakes may take a devastating hit from climate change, researchers report in a new study. Rapidly warming waters in freshwater bodies, including several Great Lakes and many reservoirs, trigger harmful algae blooms that ultimately threaten freshwater supplies for local ecosystems. A team of researchers led by Catherine O'Reilly from Illinois State University analyzed satellite temperature data and long-term ground measurements taken from a total of 235 lakes, which store half of our......

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