[USA] It’s not just the heat that’s been worrying Dr Mark Heath these past summer nights. Continue reading Toxic algae: more deadly than cobra venom and delicious to your dog
[USA] In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University found that a specific neurotoxin can persist and Continue reading Toxic ‘marine snow’ can sink quickly, persist at ocean depths
[USA] When Lake Champlain is freezing over, its stinking pea-green algae blooms seem like a distant memory. Continue reading New Hampshire neurologist studies possible algae-ALS link
[USA] For the last 10 years I have been researching harmful algal blooms (HABs) along the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea. Many Alaskans know about one of the HABs, paralytic shellfish poisoning, Continue reading Bruce Wright: Alaska must take action now on harmful algal blooms in our changing oceans
[USA] A record-breaking algal bloom continues to expand across the North Pacific reaching as far north as the Aleutian Islands and as far south as southern California. Coinciding with well above average sea surface Continue reading Record-Setting Bloom of Toxic Algae in North Pacific
[USA] A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel. Continue reading Toxic algae bloom in Pacific even larger than thought
[USA] An extensive bloom of toxic algae along the West Coast has waxed and waned since it first appeared in early May, but it hasn’t gone away. Now well into its second month, the bloom extends all along the coast from Santa Barbara to Alaska. In Alaska, the algal toxin domoic acid has reached levels Continue reading Videos explain how researchers fight against record-setting toxic algae bloom along the U.S. West Coast
[USA] Morro Bay – A massive algae bloom is here: NOAA scientists confirmed Wednesday they found the tail end of a bloom they’ve been tracking for months in the Santa Barbara Channel.
The alga is called Pseudo-nitzschia, and Continue reading Unprecedented toxic algae bloom now in Central Coast waters
[USA] Toxic algae are growing along the West Coast in greater quantities than ever, wreaking havoc on marine life and forcing the closure of Washington’s $20 million Dungeness crab fishery, along with mussel, clam, sardine, and anchovy fisheries in Oregon and Continue reading The West Coast’s Massive Algal Bloom Could Be the Toxic Wave of the Future
The U.S. Army Engineers have pulled out of the testing efforts for blue-green algae and will not send alerts pertaining to potentially toxic blooms.
The corps managed the blooms that occur during the summer in Oregon lakes, warning people regarding the Continue reading US Army Engineers Pull Out Of Blue-Green Algae Testing Effort