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Water Color

Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie
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Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie

In July 2019, a severe toxic algal bloom began spreading over the western basin of Lake Erie.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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Scientists Discover the Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World
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Scientists Discover the Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World

The record-breaking belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, and it is likely here to stay.

Published Jul 8, 2019

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Beauty and a Burden in the Norwegian Sea
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Beauty and a Burden in the Norwegian Sea

Harmless phytoplankton put on a stunning display, while another less-visible species wreaked havoc on salmon farms.

Published Jun 6, 2019

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Bloom in the Parent Stream
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Bloom in the Parent Stream

Fueled by the Oyashio current, the waters off of northeastern Japan support a bounty of phytoplankton and fishes.

Published Jun 4, 2019

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A Bloom after the Storm
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A Bloom after the Storm

Tropical cyclone Veronica appears to have stirred up swirls of phytoplankton.

Published Apr 3, 2019

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