Rain Alleviates Bushfires in Australia, but Threatens Waterways

Pollution concerns rise following recent rains.

Slimy Lakes and Dead Dogs: Climate Crisis has Brought the Season of Toxic Algae

Warming water and pollution are contributing to a variety of harmful bacteria that can wreak havoc on aquatic environments. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

With Heavy Spring Rains, Lake Erie Algal Bloom Forecast Gets Worse and Worse

The latest Lake Erie forecast projects a large buildup of harmful cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, this summer.

New Zealand Waterways Fouled by Farm Runoff, Tourist Waste

Pesticides, trash, and heavy metals litter New Zealand’s waterways.

Regulators Will Soon Know A Lot More About Algal Toxins in U.S. Drinking Water

For the next two years, water utilities are required to test for ten cyanotoxins.

Oregon Capital Battles Algal Toxins in Drinking Water

Toxins result in ‘do not drink’ advisory for Salem, the latest U.S. city challenged by cyanobacteria.

Algal Blooms Are No Accident For Florida Everglades and Estuaries

Political, financial, and ecological barriers block solutions in South Florida.

Small Lake Erie Algae Bloom Predicted, But Work Isn’t Done

Researchers hone plans to cut phosphorus and mitigate future blooms.

Toxic Algae Flourish As Everglades Solution Eludes Florida

The blooms plaguing coastal estuaries are a symptom of a system out of balance.

Algae Overtake Australia’s Murray River

Bloom of blue-green algae covers hundreds of kilometers of water in New South Wales and Victoria.

Limits Set To Stop Lake Erie Algae Blooms

U.S. and Canada agree to reduce phosphorus levels 40 percent.

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…