EPA Directs District Assemblies to Clean Up Sea Weed

[30th, Apr 2014] The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked district assemblies in whose jurisdictions there is an influx of sea weed to regularly clean up the beaches. It said cleaning up the beaches would prevent decomposition of the weed on the beaches to increase discomfort… Continue reading EPA Directs District Assemblies to Clean Up Sea Weed

Itty-Bitty Algae Create Colorful Currents Near Namibia

[30th, Apr 2014] The Namibian coastline as seen from NASA’s Aqua satellite. Near the coast, yellow swirls are sulfite from deep-sea bacteria. Green swirls farther out are likely phytoplankton blooms. Credit: NASA image by Norman Kuring, NASA Ocean Color team… Continue reading Itty-Bitty Algae Create Colorful Currents Near Namibia

Great Lakes brace for more toxic algae

[30th, Apr 2014] It’s spring, and the heavy snowmelt and rain is good news for farmers and scientists who have been worried about drought the last few years. But all that water has other consequences for the Great Lakes, including runoff: rainstorms carry fertilizer from farms and lawns into streams and rivers… Continue reading Great Lakes brace for more toxic algae

BFAR probes summer heat for algal bloom

[30th, Apr 2014] The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Northern Mindanao (BFAR-10) is on alert again for a possible presence of Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB) as the summer heat might warm waters up. Rey Eduardo Hojas, fish health laboratory-in-charge of BFAR-10, said discoloration in the region’s seas and fish mortality are no longer reported in the waters off Misamis Occidental province, Balingasag town in Misamis Oriental, Ozamiz City, and Kauswagan town in Lanao del Norte… Continue reading BFAR probes summer heat for algal bloom

Demonstrations of OriginOil Harvesting Prove Popular Draw at National Algae Association’s Commercial Test Center

[30th, Apr 2014] OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation(TM) (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, today announced that weekly demonstrations of OriginOil’s algae harvesting process at Houston’s National Algae… Continue reading Demonstrations of OriginOil Harvesting Prove Popular Draw at National Algae Association’s Commercial Test Center

Toxic algae blooms killing sea birds, threaten humans

[30th, Apr 2014] A new health warning has been issued urging people to not eat certain parts of anchovy, sardines, or crab caught in the Monterey Bay. Health officials said they are too toxic and can be very dangerous to humans. The algae blooms are out in the Monterey Bay…  Continue reading Toxic algae blooms killing sea birds, threaten humans

Finally, work on nullah diversion to start next week

[30th, Apr 2014] The civic administration on Tuesday assured corporators that the work of diverting the nullahs flowing directly into the Rankala Lake will start next week. The sewage discharge has polluted the water body and led to rampant growth of algae. The assurance was made during a meeting of the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) officials with the corporators over the issue of the lake pollution… Continue reading Finally, work on nullah diversion to start next week