[UK] Scottish researchers are working on new techniques to recover phosphorus from sewage. It is part of an EU-funded programme to Continue reading Glasgow Caledonian University’s research into recovering phosphorus from sewage
[Canada]This is the fourth in the five part series on the growing concern over access to fresh water. Continue reading Canada, and the world’s, water crisis
[USA] The algae in Lake Erie are not new. This has been a problem for the last 70 years at least. I can remember traveling from Lucas to Ottawa County down old Ohio 2 along the lake seeing the same blue-green algae every summer. One year the lake looked like a big bowl of split pea soup. Continue reading Dennis Depner: Algae is nothing new, what happened to the EPA?
[USA] The sulphurous springs of Yellowstone national park are scalding, tainted with heavy metals and acidic enough to eat through clothing. But their murky depths are also home to an algae that scientists claim could one day help provide cleaner, healthier water around the world. Continue reading Galdieria sulphuraria in a New Mexico sewage farm is the key to water security
[Canada] Your July 31 article on the demise of Yarmouth County’s much-loved Camp Wapomeo shed light on the regrettable impact of blue-green algae on a quintessentially Canadian summer tradition: camp. Continue reading Jocylyne Rankin: Treating all mink effluent off-site would spare lakes
[China] Green may be associated with health in other parts of the world but for China’s Chaohu Lake, it signifies death.
This unfortunate association is as a result of unstoppable invasion of the lake, located just outside of the city of Continue reading Surreal images show a neon Chinese freshwater lake infested with monstrous algae bloom
A so-called ‘algae bank’ at the Scottish Association for Marine Science in Oban is embarking on the mammoth task of checking all 3,000 of its colourful, slimy samples to make sure that they have been correctly identified.
This is crucial, researchers say, so that Continue reading Scottish lab mix-up over the magical algae that could clean up our filthy beaches
As many as 80,000 tourists are estimated to have descended on Boracay during the Labor Day weekend. Last year it was over 50,000, with the majority of the visitors flocking to the 4-kilometer sliver of coastline known as White Beach at the western side of the Continue reading Save Boracay
[India] Indian scientists working on producing biofuel from algae cultured in municipal wastewater say they are enthused by the Continue reading Algae can produce biofuels from wastewater
The ocean is becoming more acidic and that’s a growing issue for shellfish and those who make their living harvesting them, according to a new study.
New Jersey is one of 15 states with coastal communities at high risk of economic harm from ocean acidification, Continue reading Acidic ocean poses high economic risk in NJ