Want to go on an amazing wildlife safari right here in the Northwest Territories? Bet you’re thinking polar bears, wolverines and caribou, right? I’m talking about creatures much tougher than a polar bear, far cuter than a Continue reading Liking lichen: 3 reasons why the Northern varieties are awesome
The normally pristine waters of Lake Cowichan are anything but tonight. Something is causing the water to turn green. It is beautiful. But a closer look reveals all is not right.
Diana Gunderson grew up along the Continue reading The normally pristine waters of Cowichan Lake affected by unusual algae bloom
There is emerging evidence that Climate Change (CC) already is impacting coastal and offshore marine phytoplankton communities, and that future trends may include increases in the frequency and severity of Harmful Continue reading Harmful Algal Blooms and Climate Change Symposium
PUNE: In the 1950s, renowned algae expert H P Gandhi had collected samples from a lake in Kolhapur and reported 11 species of a group of algae called diatoms from it, two of them endemic to the Western Ghats.
A re-evaluation of the samples collected Continue reading From pre-history to deaths by drowning, diatoms tell it all
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday suggested limits for the amount of algal toxins that can safely be consumed in drinking water.
After a Toledo area algal bloom rendered Continue reading Environmental Protection Agency responds to Toledo crisis by setting algal advisory for drinking water