As another outbreak of potentially toxic algae hits Tomahawk Lagoon, the Otago Regional Council has promised to brief the community on the problem.
The latest weekly samples from Tomahawk Lagoon have shown high levels of the potentially toxic cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in the upper lagoon… Continue reading Algae outbreak briefing assurance
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — For years, Seminole County has been spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to clean up a small chain of lakes. Now, officials are looking to invest in new technology that could speed up… Continue reading Seminole Co. leaders work to clean up algae in Sweetwater Cove
GROVER HILL, Ohio — As northwest Ohioans pack away their winter clothing and await the arrival of blooming flowers, fruits, and vegetables, the state’s agriculture industry is gearing up for the dawn of a new era in… Continue reading Fight against algae in full swing
Thick algal mats that cover river bottoms are flourishing in our warmer world. Scientists call it Didymosphenia geminata.
But it’s more widely known as “rock snot”—mats of algae carpeting the bottoms of some rivers and lakes—and it’s quickly spreading around the globe, possibly because of climate change, a new study says… Continue reading River Algae Known as Rock Snot Boosted by Climate Change?
Ever since a highway construction crew in Chile uncovered a fossil graveyard of some 40 prehistoric whales in 2010, with skeletons dating back more than five million years, scientists have wondered why so many giant animals died in one place… Continue reading Tiny Algae Responsible for Mysterious Fossil Whale Graveyard?
[6th, Jul 2013] China’s largest algal bloom turns the Yellow Sea green
Continue reading China’s largest algal bloom turns the Yellow Sea green
[New Zealand] Didymosphenia geminata, commonly known as didymo or rock snot, is a species of diatom that produces nuisance growths in freshwater rivers and streams with consistently cold water temperatures and low nutrient levels. It is native to the northern hemisphere, and… Continue reading Introduction to Didymosphenia geminata (Didymo)