Earlier today, Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi official unveiled the “clean beach corridor” at Warner Park Beach. The clean, safe swimming area is part […]
Algal blooms and climate change
Harmful algal blooms can result in toxins in lakes that result in fish kills and disrupt access for recreation and other economic activities. Although there is a hypothesis that increasing […]
Oil in One Lake, Algae in Another
Tar sands oil and Lake Superior: potentially a dangerous combination? Then there’s all the usual green goop in the lakes here in town. Kate Golden tells us more.
Tom Philpott on the "Dead Zone"
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, […]