[USA] Without care, life will die. That’s a simple fact, and one that is beautifully illustrated in this thought-provoking interactive Continue reading Algae World Map demonstrates need for environmental care
[USA] The McLean Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded Rose Rasty, a junior at George Continue reading Marshall High Junior receives 2017 STEM excellence award
[USA] Our long environmental nightmare might soon be over. Continue reading Gil Smart: Will you bring algae into the voting booth?
PUNE: In the 1950s, renowned algae expert H P Gandhi had collected samples from a lake in Kolhapur and reported 11 species of a group of algae called diatoms from it, two of them endemic to the Western Ghats.
A re-evaluation of the samples collected Continue reading From pre-history to deaths by drowning, diatoms tell it all
What we eat has a big influence on our environment, in ways beyond the typical carbon footprint questions of local vs. imported or animal vs. vegetable.
An international team led by Arizona State University sustainability scientist Continue reading Study finds new link between environment, urban diets
NUSAJAYA: Putting up a more than 10km-long fence and gazetting it as a water catchment area are among the measures proposed by the Department of Environment (DOE) to help revive Sembrong Dam, which is “slowly dying”. Continue reading DOE strives to save Sembrong Dam
Microbes in the ocean take up massive amounts of carbon dioxide, contributing to the global carbon cycle and affecting climate change. These microbes are abundant, diverse and critical to the health of ecosystems, but they are very Continue reading New techniques reveal how microbes shape the health and biodiversity of oceans
A bill passed through the US House of Representatives is designed to prevent qualified, independent scientists from advising the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). They will be replaced with industry affiliated choices, who may or may not have relevant scientific Continue reading EPA Barred From Getting Advice From Scientists
[Myanmar] Myanmar plans to nominate the natural Spirulina Lake, Twin Taung Lake, for inclusion on the Unesco world heritage list, Continue reading Myanmar to seek world heritage title for natural Spirulina lake
PALAKKAD: As many as eight samples of endosulfan have been collected by the expert team and it was informed that by October 20, one of the eight samples will be sent to Salim Ali Institute in Hyderabad to get it tested. The remaining samples will behanded over to agencies that will come up with suitable technologies to detoxify and dispose it. Continue reading Scientists Use Algae to Fight Against Endosulfan Pollution