The Great Lakes are warmer than they’ve ever been in early November: Why that’s a problem in several ways
Some parts of the Northern Great Lakes region were greeted by their first significant snowfall of the season earlier this week, but not even the arrival of the fluffy white stuff could mask these historic times for the Great Lakes themselves.
Shipwreck Camp Delivers a Treasure Trove of Science
The students pile into inflatable rafts at the rocky shore of Kelleys Island, one of a series of islands off the coast of Lake Erie in Ohio. Joining them in the raft is a contraption made of PVC pipe and propellers holding an underwater camera. If the two dozen teens achieve their ultimate goal of […]news.yahoo.com
No, that's not dirt, it's a swarm of mayflies that's invaded Ohio
These mayflies come from the waters of Lake Erie. According to the Ohio Sea Grant research and education program. The swarm was so dense that it was captured on the weather radar of CNN affiliate WOIO on Wednesday. These mayflies come from the waters of Lake Erie. Residents may find them annoying, but the mayfly swarm is an indication of good water health in the Great Lakes, according to Ohio Sea Grant.
Midwest left shivering from ice and dangerous cold
Midwest left shivering from ice and dangerous cold The relentless cold is freezing the Great Lakes, and 98 percent of Lake Erie is covered by ice. That does not happen very often. The brutal weather is also being blamed for dozens of accidents. Dean Reynolds reports from Chicago, where the weather is causing its own lake effect.cbsnews.com
Toxic tap water: Dangerous algae found in Ohio and Michigan water supply
Toxic tap water: Dangerous algae found in Ohio and Michigan water supply Officials have yet to lift an emergency ban on the water supply from Lake Erie. Toxins in the lake have left nearly half a million people without the use of their tap water. Adriana Diaz reports from Toledo, Ohio.cbsnews.com