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Sea lion seizures, toxic algae and the nightmare scenario for the oceans

[USA] A sea lion on a Washington beach curls into a fetal position, shuddering. Then it contorts its neck, craning its head into the air, clearly in distress. NOAA researchers in Washington were horrified by this recent footage from Long Beach: Continue reading Sea lion seizures, toxic algae and the nightmare scenario for the oceans

Unprecedented toxic algae bloom now in Central Coast waters

[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