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Lake Superior and all the Great Lakes are forecast to get warmer, stormier and dirtier as climate change continues to impact the region, according to a new report released Thursday. News Tribune file photo.
Great Lakes already hit by climate change
March 21, 2019 - 6:04pm
October 25, 2018
Didymo, also called rock snot, has been confirmed in the Poplar River on Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior. The cold water algae has devastated trout populations in other regions (Minnesota DNR photo)
Trout-snuffing 'rock snot' confirmed in North Shore stream
October 25, 2018 - 2:45pm
June 27, 2018
UMD student to give lecture on algae research
June 27, 2018 - 7:17pm
March 14, 2017
An X-ray tomographic picture of fossil thread-like red algae, tinted to show detail, unearthed in central India may represent the oldest-known plants on Earth, dating from 1.6 billion years ago, according to research published in the journal PLOS Biology in this image released March 13, 2017. Courtesy Stefan Bengtson/Handout via REUTERS
Fossils from 1.6 billion years ago may be oldest-known plants
March 14, 2017 - 3:02pm