Monday, December 22, 2008

Our lakes: Harbingers of change

More not so great news from Peter Calamai of the Toronto Star.


Within your lifetime, a favorite lake could become covered by a stinking mass of blue-green algae and be made barren of trout or other deep-water fish.

A pioneering study by Queen's University researchers has discovered that the unparalleled rise in average temperatures over the past half-century has pushed many lakes in North America and Western Europe over an ecological tipping point.
Lake Mendota

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