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2020

Toledo Blade | 2020 Algal Bloom Shows Little Threat to Drinking Water

The Post-Journal | Chatauqua Lake Algae Study Begins

The Post-Journal | Building a Profile

Citizen Science Programs at the Centers for Oceans and Human HealthLake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Citizen-Assisted Research: A Broad Partnership

The Guardian | Lethal algae blooms – an ecosystem out of balance

 

2019
Cleveland Plain Dealer | Gov. Mike DeWine unveils sweeping new program to curb algal blooms, improve water quality
News Channel 5 Cleveland | Algae that survives harsh conditions: why the Sandusky Bay bloom lasts so long
Toledo Blade | From algae to fungal disease, Lake Erie remains in state of flux
WKBW Buffalo | Concerned about toxic algae found in Lake Erie? Don't be.
Erie News Now | Algae Found in Lake Near Erie Tests Positive for Toxin, Not a Health Threat Yet
The Buffalo News | Possible algal bloom off Erie, Pa., raises fears of what's to come
Lake Erie News | Educators help scientists with Lake Erie research study
Your Erie | Educators from Great Lakes embark on journey around Lake Erie
Sandusky Register | Sandusky Bay's algal bloom is big and got started early
Toledo Blade | Thick algal bloom forming in Sandusky Bay, moving into open water
Cleveland Plain Dealer |  Sandusky Bay harmful algal bloom could signal more severe season across Lake Erie
The Storm Lake Times | Stage set for Toxic Algae to Flourish
WTOL11 | Leading Edge with Jerry Anderson - Discussing algal blooms with Dr. George Bullerjahn
Great Lakes Echo | Living with algal blooms: How one Michigan town manages its water
13ABC | Government shutdown could affect research opportunities on Lake Erie 
WTOL 11 | Protecting Our Water: What’s Still Being Done To Stop Lake Erie Algae?
National Science Foundation | Lake Erie's toxic algae blooms: Why is the water turning green?
BG Independent News | Work continues to control harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie
Sentinel-Tribune | Diving into Lake Erie issues: BGSU professor gives talk on Cyanobacteria

2018
Columbus Dispatch | Universities join forces to fight algal blooms in freshwater lakes
Port Clinton News Herald | BGSU gets $5.2M for new Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters
Sentinel-Tribune | New Lake Erie Center opening at BGSU
Cleveland ABC 5 | Bowling Green gets $5.2 million grant to fight Lake Erie algae
BG News | Algal bloom research center to open at the University
BG Independent | Federal funds put BGSU at the center of Lake Erie research
U.S. News & World Report | New Center at University to Fight Algal Blooms
The Blade New BGSU center will study fresh water, human health
Plain Dealer Bowling Green State University to establish Lake Erie Center to fight harmful algal blooms
AJC | What is red tide? Florida declares state of emergency due to toxic phenomenon destroying marine life
Wink News | Is spraying weeds in Central Florida lakes, contributing to Southwest Florida’s water crisis?
NPR | As Climate Warms, Algae Blooms In Drinking Water Supplies
New York Times | A Toxic Tide Is Killing Florida Wildlife
Grist | Warmer weather could fuel more toxic algae blooms
The Blade | Biologists eye two algae toxins in Sandusky BayScientists: Algae not just Toledo problem

2017
13 ABC | Algae experts fight to heal Lake ErieWinter algae strain creates its own ice, could worsen Lake Erie's 'Dead Zone'
The Blade  Winter means work for Lake Erie’s algae warriors, too

2016
13 ABC | Sandusky Bay algae produces toxins
New York Times | Miles of Algae and a Multitude of Hazards
The Blade | Dry weather stifles algae bloom, but scientists say runoff still threat
Ecowatch | Glyphosate Sprayed on GMO Crops Linked to Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Bloom

2015
The Blade | Scientists: Algae not just Toledo problem

2014
National Geographic | Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal
Scientific American | Lake Erie Algae Bloom Matches Climate Change Projections
Smithsonian | The Algae Problem in Lake Erie Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon
The Wall Street Journal | Algae Blooms Making Toledo Water Undrinkable Are Thriving
WTOL | Protecting Our Water: Growing below the ice