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China's algae crisis offers feedstock for U.S. plastics firm

[USA, China] Lake Taihu, the third largest freshwater body in China, once was pure and beautiful and one of my fondest childhood memories. But like many things in China, it has fallen victim of GDP-focused development and now is devastated by pollution. Continue reading China's algae crisis offers feedstock for U.S. plastics firm

World’s largest lake has an algal bloom so massive it can be seen from space

New images show an algal bloom in the Caspian sea that’s so big it can be seen from space. The recently released images taken by South Korea’s Kompsat-2 satellite in 2012 show green waters in a shallow northern section of the sea, known as the Vogel Delta, which indicate an algal bloom is Continue reading World’s largest lake has an algal bloom so massive it can be seen from space