Algae That Is Beneficial … Until It Isn’t

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If you walk alongside a river, you might notice long strands of algae called Cladophora. Assistant Research Scientist Marc Peipoch, Ph.D., says this type of algae plays an important role in streams.

“A little bit is fine. Too much becomes a problem,” says Peipoch. Find out more in this 1-minute podcast courtesy of CurrentCast.