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Harmful Algal Blooms Are Increasing Across the U.S.

During summer in central New York, residents often enjoy a refreshing dip in the region's peaceful lakes. But sometimes swimming is off-limits because of algae blooms that can make people sick. "Some of the algae may produce chemical toxins that can have harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, terrestrial and marine mammals, and birds," says Jennifer Graham, a research hydrologist with the United States Geological Survey. Read more.....

 

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