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Galdieria sulphuraria in a New Mexico sewage farm is the key to water security

[USA] The sulphurous springs of Yellowstone national park are scalding, tainted with heavy metals and acidic enough to eat through clothing. But their murky depths are also home to an algae that scientists claim could one day help provide cleaner, healthier water around the world. Continue reading Galdieria sulphuraria in a New Mexico sewage farm is the key to water security

Climate change disrupts Arabian Sea with little-known, voracious plankton

Dead zones, or marine areas with levels of dissolved oxygen so low few things can exist, are becoming increasingly common as climate changes and soaring pollution from human populations combine to put record stress on waterways. This trend is alarming in most places, because marine life Continue reading Climate change disrupts Arabian Sea with little-known, voracious plankton