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Algae Bloom Draws National Attention

August 28, 2018

An unprecedented algae bloom along Lake Superior's south shore raises concerns about the changing climate and its effects on the lake.

Scientists at UMD and the Large Lakes Observatory have been studying the algae bloom and their research has drawn attention from regional, state and national media.

This is not the only instance of an algae bloom causing concern in U.S. waters. Check out this New York Times article to learn more about the issue.

Learn more about Large Lakes Observatory. 

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