[USA] Contrary to popular belief, algae are more than slimy pieces of seaweed––in addition to producing about half of the oxygen Continue reading Smithsonian scientists are using algae to revitalize america’s waterways
[UK] It is a problem which has long plagued the Broads. But, as Rosa McMahon reports, there are fears that a failure to tackle toxic algae could have a devastating impact on the waterways and the local economy. Continue reading Call for investment to tackle toxic algae in the Broads
Nitrogen from fertilizers and manures washed off farmland costs Americans $157 billion a year in damages to human health and the environment.
That is the stunning conclusion an international scientific team published Continue reading Farm Nitrogen Pollution Damage Estimated At $157 Billion Yearly
A group of property owners around East Hampton’s Georgica Pond has raised $359,000 for a research project intended to identify the causes of the pond’s recent degradation and toxic algal blooms and develop a remediation plan. The project has the support of Stony Brook University, the East Hampton Town Trustees, and the Nature Continue reading Georgica Pond Residents Fund Research
Didymo first began appearing in South Island rivers and lakes 10 years ago but so far the algae has been kept out of the North Island. The aquatic pest, also known as “rock snot”, clings to Continue reading Vigilance to contain didymo