Former Ohio Resident talks about Lake Erie turning green

This gentlemen, a former Cleveland Ohio resident, talks to about Lake Erie turning green due to an overabundance of toxic algae blooms. Lake Erie has been undergoing one of the worst algae blooms in decades due to increased levels of dissolved phosphorous. Scientists believe the surge in dissolved phosphorous levels is due to livestock and agricultural runoff.  People around the world, including some children in Costa Rica, have voiced their support in the battle to help save Lake Erie. Learn how you can help save Lake Erie.

Fact of the Day: The quote from the video, “Why-o, why-o, why-o did I ever leave Ohio?”, was originally from the 1987 comedy ‘Back to the Beach’ starring Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello and Lori Loughlin.

Gus from Australia concerned for Lake Erie’s Health

Gus from Australia talks about fond memories of visiting Lake Erie with his family and concern he has about toxic algae blooms threatening the lake’s health.  The toxic algae blooms are the worst seen in almost 50 years.  Gus had a blast visiting Cleveland, Put-in-Bay, Sandusky and Cedar Point during his family trip in North America.  To ensure that future generations are able to enjoy all Lake Erie has to offer, its critical that people take action now.  There are many things people can do at home to make a difference and help make sure Lake Erie does not die.  Learn how you can help save Lake Erie.