[UK] A toxic haze that left more than 200 beachgoers needing hospital treatment could have been caused by harmful algae, Continue reading ‘Toxic’ mist that poisoned 200 people at suicide hotspot Beachy Head may have been caused by an algae bloom?
[USA] Fifty-six years ago almost to the day, a strange and horrifying event in a seaside town in California inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s Continue reading Red tide and brown waves: Is it safe to surf?
[New Zealand] Hibiscus Coast residents north of Auckland were left confused and amazed by algae transforming the coastline at Manly. Continue reading Video of magical illuminating neon blue algae in Auckland shoreline
[Chile, China] The technique, known as flocculation, was able to convert green microalgae-laden water into clear crystal water in Continue reading Salmon sector to use Chinese technology against harmful algae
[Netherlands] An unusual natural phenomenon is happening on the island of Texel – lake Wagejot has been pink for several days. Nature Continue reading Drought, microalgae turn Texel Lake pink
[Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia] As beautiful as they may be, dinoflagellates and diatoms can sometimes wreak havoc. They are Continue reading The red tides of death: A deadly tale of harmful algal blooms
[Chile] The Salmon Technological Institute (INTESAL) launched the first online platform open to the community, developed to monitor Continue reading INTESAL launches online platform to monitor harmful algal blooms
[Australia] Product recalls can hit a food business’s bottom line hard, so what if shellfish growers could pre-empt an algal toxic outbreak? Continue reading Tasmanian mussel producer develops algae plan to avoid product recalls
[New Zealand] Takapuna’s showcase – and usually pristine – beach got a massive dumping of seaweed last week during a strong Continue reading Seaweed v humans: the battle for the beach
[Australia] This column receives many remarkable nature reports, none more so than the ‘sparkling sea’ James Harrison, of Torrens, Continue reading Tim the Yowie Man: Sparkling sea