articles tagged "algae"

Oil in One Lake, Algae in Another

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | buzz
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Tar sands oil and Lake Superior: potentially a dangerous combination? Then there‚Äôs all the usual green goop in the lakes here in town. Kate Golden tells us more. more »

Tom Philpott on the “Dead Zone”

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 | buzz
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Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott joined Monday host Brian Standing on August 19, 2013 for his monthly discussion of food and agriculture. This time around, Tom’s talking about the giant, oxygen-sucking, lethal algae blooms that crop up every year in the Gulf of Mexico. Who’s to blame? Us, the food we eat and the way we grow it. more »

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