Photo Gallery: The Drifting World

Plankton are the sea stuff that we do not eat and cannot see. They are, by definition, not swimmers but drifters; any creature that cannot propel itself against the current is a plankter (that’s the singular). Their tiny cosmos contains multitudes—an estimated million and a half species, including plants and animals, bacteria and viruses, fish larvae and microalgae, predators, parasites, and prey. Continue reading Photo Gallery: The Drifting World

Students create system to slurp, remove algae from lakes

MADISON — When it comes to cleaning up algae, raking doesn’t work. The paint-like green goop slips through the tines. It leaves the big question facing Madison beaches — how to make the water less disgusting and dangerous when algae is carried onto the beaches by prevailing winds and currents — lacking reliable Continue reading Students create system to slurp, remove algae from lakes

Experts Call For Apollo-Like Commitment To Tackle Climate Change

The Cold War spurred America to create the Apollo program and commit to putting a man on the moon. The program brought together leading scientists and engineers, who worked diligently to achieve this aim. Leading academics are now calling for the same level of Continue reading Experts Call For Apollo-Like Commitment To Tackle Climate Change

Seaweed International Business Forum and Exhibition V

The Seaweed International Business Forum and Exhibition V will be held on September 28 – 30, 2015 at Yogyakarta. This Event is Hosted by Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia, continuing the success of Seabfex – 4 in Mataram, Continue reading Seaweed International Business Forum and Exhibition V