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Bacteria Evolved to Save the Planet. Can We?

David Waltham | Posted 01.25.2015 | World
David Waltham

After millions of years of gloriously successful life on Earth, a dangerous new organism arose and spread rapidly across the planet. With unprecedented efficiency, this revolutionary life form pumped noxious fumes into the air, destroyed ecosystems, and exterminated a substantial fraction of its fellow species. And the gasses it added to the atmosphere drastically altered global temperatures so that, between habitat destruction and climate change, the world was changed forever.

Lake Erie Becoming More Vulnerable To Bacteria Blooms, Study Says

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Climate change and invasive mussels may have made Lake Erie a more inviting host for toxic bacteria in recent years, sug...

The 'Perfect Storm' Behind Toledo's Toxic Tap Water

Terrance Heath | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Toledo's water crisis is over, for now, but the "perfect storm" that created it rages on.

Old Rocks Yield New Theory Of Young Earth's Atmosphere

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 03.24.2014 | Science

Today's climate change doesn't hold a candle to the chemical warfare waged on Earth more than 2 billion years ago. Before plants discovered the powe...

Why Is Lake Erie Under Attack?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Lake Erie is under attack from noxious algae blooms, and the problem only looks likely to get wor...