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George Van Zant on Outdoors: New golden algae threatens California lakes

There is a new bad kid — algae — in town. He has wracked up a couple of lakes already and things are not looking good for the near future. It is a new algae called Golden Algae, because it turns the water golden yellow as it blooms, not turning the water to golden Continue reading George Van Zant on Outdoors: New golden algae threatens California lakes

Golden algae a treat for visitors in western Tokyo

“Hikarimo” light algae that turn the waters of Chofu’s Saneatsu Park into virtual puddles of gold have returned for yet another season, a rare occurrence. The golden algae have been spotted at the park in western Tokyo, dedicated to the memory of novelist and poet Saneatsu Mushanokoji (1885-1976), since 2005… Continue reading Golden algae a treat for visitors in western Tokyo