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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Climate change student activists bring movement to Kent State

Chris Ramos Assigning editor September 18, 2020

The Green New Deal, combating climate change and creating social equality are at the core of the youth-led movement known as the Sunrise Movement. Founded in 2017, the Sunrise Movement is a coalition...

A close up of the Microcystis cyanobacterial bloom in Maumee Bay, August 2019. Courtesy of Joseph Ortiz. 

Kent State researchers develop new way to observe Lake Erie algal blooms

Colleen Carroll Sciences reporter September 16, 2019

Scientists at Kent State have developed a new way of observing Lake Erie’s harmful algal blooms that could help improve studying the lake’s health.A team of graduate and undergraduate students led...

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Kent State faculty, grad students offer solutions for rising toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie

Ashleigh Metzinger September 13, 2016

Kent State researchers have spent over a year studying toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie.According to the U.S. Environmental Protective Agency, harmful algal blooms, or HABs, “sicken” and kill humans...

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Plans to combat Lake Erie’s toxic algae blooms in motion

Jacob Runnels February 8, 2015

A team of Kent State researchers have started making progress toward the removal of toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.More than 500,000 Toledo, Ohio, residents were left without safe drinking water due to...

KSU hosts water research symposium

Alyssa Schmitt October 30, 2014

Kent State University will host the second annual water research symposium, Water Infrastructure and Rebounding Cities, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31, at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference...

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