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Thirty tons of algae and muck came out of Lake Mamanasco

Sucking green gunk with a floating suction harvester, scooping out glop by hand, pulling out sticks, branches, tree trunks, even a dock, crews from Aquacleaner Connecticut have removed an estimated 30 tons of algae and organic debris from the north end of Continue reading Thirty tons of algae and muck came out of Lake Mamanasco

With changing tastes and warming oceans, Japanese seaweed in danger

URAKAWA, Japan — To the uninitiated, a strip of kombu looks like any old piece of seaweed you would find washed up on a beach: slimy and brown and decidedly unappetizing.

But to generations of Japanese chefs, this prized kelp is the basis for much of Continue reading With changing tastes and warming oceans, Japanese seaweed in danger