Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Taihu Lake: Reflections on Pollution and Development
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At the end of May 2007, Taihu Lake, an area known as the “land of plenty,” experienced an extraordinarily large blue-green algae bloom. This incident focused attention on the alarming fact that rivers and lakes have become dangerously polluted. The Taihu Lake algae bloom touched off rounds of questioning about the…

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Zhang, Ke, “Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Taihu Lake: Reflections on Pollution and Development”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 25 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004173491_006>



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