A ‘STRANGE’ red dust which has covered homes and cars in Bacup has been confirmed as non-toxic by public health experts. Residents of Windermere Road, and surrounding areas off Todmorden Road, are angry that nothing has been done about the substance, which has been coating their walls and gardens for more than a year… Continue reading Bacup red dust ‘not a health risk’
Algae and bacteria are the fastest growing organisms on our planet. A single algae cell can produce over one million daughter cells in one day. Is this fast enough? All algae producers are limited by sustainable biomass accumulation. Growth rates impact both capital and operational costs… Continue reading Does Biostimulation Accelerate Algae Growth?
FACTORS causing the toxic blue-green algae Lyngbya majuscula to bloom in the Ramsar-listed Roebuck Bay have been investigated by scientists and Broome volunteers. Project leader and UWA hydrogeologist Ryan Vogwill… Continue reading Science and community pinpoint algal bloom causes
The sight of algae suspended in seemingly putrid water, be it in an untended swimming pool or the edge of a lake, is sure to make one wince. But if this water is transferred to a beaker and used to extract oil, it is capable of running a car… Continue reading Microalgae magic: Small wonder
KEELUNG – The opening ceremony of World Oceans Day kicked off at the National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in the city of Keelung in Taiwan on Sunday morning with carnival performance, algae science exhibition, and food fair. The World Oceans Days is an annual event officially recognized by the United… Continue reading Celebrating World Oceans Day: Museum Promotes Algae Science
[Canada] Algae is a pretty important organism. It’s used in food, fertilizer and sewage treatment. Oh, and algae can also eat Continue reading Pond Biofuels: Algae eats cement plant pollution
Health authorities have warned people not to eat wild shellfish from the Huon Estuary, including Port Cygnet, after paralytic shellfish toxins were found in oyster samples…
Director of Public Health Roscoe Taylor said because of a hazardous algal bloom… Continue reading Consumers warned off shellfish from Huon Estuary
TWIN FALLS • Lab results indicate the discoloration of the Snake River that began last month was likely caused by the bloom of some sort of Dinoflagellate.
Dinoflagellates are unicellular microorganisms in the general… Continue reading DEQ: Snake River Algae Bloom Caused by Dinoflagellates
Because Lake Eva is fed by stormwater, which picks up car fluids and trash on the street, city officials say they think chemical treatment is the best place to start…
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is working to clear up some misconceptions concerning signs recently posted around Indian Lake.
The signs were placed at beaches and launch ramps at Indian Lake State Park with photos of algae-infested waters along with the warning: “Have fun on the water, but know… Continue reading Signs around Indian Lake are for information only