The Hawaiian freshwater algae biodiversity survey (2009-2014): systematic and biogeographic trends with an emphasis on the macroalgae

A remarkable range of environmental conditions is present in the Hawaiian Islands due to their gradients of elevation, rainfall and island age. Despite being well known as a location for the study of evolutionary processes Continue reading The Hawaiian freshwater algae biodiversity survey (2009-2014): systematic and biogeographic trends with an emphasis on the macroalgae

International Team of Scientists Exploring Use of Algae for Aquaculture Feedstock

World aquaculture is at a crossroads regarding one of its largest issues, fish in for fish out ratios. Approximately one third of the world’s fish catch is used to produce fishmeal and fish oil used as feedstock in the aquaculture industry Continue reading International Team of Scientists Exploring Use of Algae for Aquaculture Feedstock

In Florida, a water-pollution warning that glows at night

Karen McLaughlin normally carries a flashlight for her nighttime kayak trips along Florida’s Banana River to spot any alligators resting on the banks. But these days, it’s the river itself that glows in the dark.

“It’s beautiful!” McLaughlin, an eco-tour Continue reading In Florida, a water-pollution warning that glows at night