[Global, USA] Temperatures in Arctic waters are warming and sea ice is diminishing. With that could come the potential for harmful algal blooms Continue reading Scientists turn to bowhead whales for biotoxin clues
[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
[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