[Global] According to a new report, “Rapid Aggregation of Biofilm-Covered Microplastics with Marine Biogenic Particles,” microplastics Continue reading Microplastics below the ocean may be bigger problem than what’s on the surface
[Canada] It is a long way between prairie ranchland where cattle graze and ocean waters where seaweed blooms, but Canadian Continue reading Researcher says oceans may provide plentiful livestock feed
[Global] Cheap and versatile, plastic is used for everything. The problem is, it’s also indestructible. As a result, it piles up in landfills Continue reading Turning the tide on plastic: Creation and art from waste
[Canada] Think of something that’s pink and that’s as hard as a rock. No, it’s not Double Bubble, or any other kind of hard gum. Continue reading Why a rock-hard pink seaweed is known as a ‘hotspot of biodiversity’
[Global] The ocean never ceases to surprise us, even in waters we’ve studied for decades.
[USA] Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa found that viruses infect not only people, but also phytoplankton. Dangerous Continue reading Dangerous virus which infects algae discovered in Hawaii
[USA] New Jersey scientist Dr. Paul G. Falkowski has spent his entire career studying single-cell organisms found in the ocean called Continue reading Where did we come from? Super tiny algae that N.J. professor studies could hold the answer
[Global] Pointing at a solution to plastic packaging, Narayana Peesapaty from Hyderabad has designed an edible spoon made of Continue reading Seaweed solution to plastic bottle crisis
[Global] Phosphates are chemical compounds that contain phosphorous, a key nutrient that both plants and animals use for Continue reading Extraction of phosphate from the Atlantic Ocean endangers marine ecosystem
[USA] California State University faculty researchers find that marine plants could play a big role in reducing ocean acidification, a Continue reading Could seaweed save california’s coast?