lake-erieLake Erie is on the verge of being declared dead again because of climate change, according to researchers.

Their reports show that drastic new pollution targets are needed if Lake Erie is to protected from developing a massive “dead zone” (or hypoxic zone), where toxic algae blooms and regions are starved of oxygen, meaning life cannot thrive.

While the lake – the fourth largest of the Great Lakes in America – came back to life once, problems  with its water quality have been increasing since the mid-1990s.

Read the full International Business Times article here.