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Science just revealed the devastating impact we're going to have on our oceans

[Global] According to two new papers from universities in Australia and the United States, our oceans, and the animals living in them, might be in real trouble if we don’t cut back on our carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading Science just revealed the devastating impact we're going to have on our oceans

Dead fish, wildlife in Aleutians may be victims of toxic algae outbreak

[USA] Scientists have been receiving reports of dead and dying mammals, birds and small fish in the Aleutian Islands.  They think the killer might be toxic algae proliferating in unusually warm ocean waters.

“All the signs are that we’re having a Continue reading Dead fish, wildlife in Aleutians may be victims of toxic algae outbreak

A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases

J. STROM THURMOND LAKE, Georgia—From their perch in a loblolly pine, two bald eagles swoop low over a floating flock of wintering coots. Most of the water birds scatter, but a few are left struggling on the surface. Continue reading A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases

Scrambling birds’ brains: Could this toxic algae offer clues to human diseases?

J. STROM THURMOND LAKE, Ga. – From their perch in a loblolly pine, two bald eagles swoop low over a floating flock of wintering coots. Most of the water birds scatter, but a few are left struggling on the surface. They flail on Continue reading Scrambling birds’ brains: Could this toxic algae offer clues to human diseases?