The Great Lakes Are Alive With Toxic Ooze

NASA/USGS

From the sky, you’d be forgiven for thinking parts of the Great Lakes are growing grass. The algae blooms this year are so thick they look like well-fed lawns, albeit ones that could suck you down into the ooze and maybe poison your dog with algal toxins, to boot.

Last month, scientists predicted a “severe” outbreak of algae in Lake Erie, writing:

The effects of the cyanobacterial blooms include a higher cost for cities and local governments to treat their drinking...

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