The 10 Biggest Brooklyn News Stories of 2012

12/17/2012 5:00 AM |

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9) The Scourge Otherwise Known as Duckweed
The lake in Prospect Park turned a vibrant shade of green this summer due to an invasion of the harmless aquatic plant duckweed and the harmful aquatic plant azolla carolinia. These plants are flourishing in the lake because of the warmer temperatures that have become the new norm due to that crazy little thing called climate change.