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Archive for February 1st, 2011

The Dead Zone’s Effects on Lake Erie

Lake Erie may be on the verge of dying.  Again. In the 1960s, Lake Erie was proclaimed to be “dead.”  The lake was full of algae and pollution, which led to many fish dying and tourists fleeing the beaches.  Scientists identified phosphorus, a chemical which causes excess amounts of algae to grow, as being the […]

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