[9th, May 2014] A new study by North American researchers has posed the suggestion that river-fouling didymo may not have been introduced to New Zealand, but was here all along. But New Zealand scientists have cast doubt… Continue reading Was didymo here all along?
[9th, May 2014] Anderson Lake was closed Thursday to fishing and all other water recreation because of high levels of toxin created by blue-green algae.“The signs are out. The lake is closed until further notice,” said Mike Zimmerman, the ranger who supervises Anderson Lake State Park. The park remains open to recreation; only the lake is closed… Continue reading Anderson Lake closed because of high levels of toxin created by blue-green algae
[9th, May 2014] A step in the transition from free-living species to parasite has been identified in insect guts. A research team led by Jean-François Pombert from the University of British Columbia examined the genome of the algae Helicosporidium. Although its closest ancestors are free-living,… Continue reading Parasitic algae sheds its photosynthetic ways
[9th, May 2014] One lakeside community in the Poconos looked back in time to combat phosphorus-loving algae that could otherwise leave their waterfronts covered in green slime. The Hideout, a property owners’ association near Lake Ariel, recently completed the first and larger of two phases of wetland restoration on a patch of land between Brook’s Lake and Roamingwood Lake… Continue reading Lakeside community pitches in for all-natural algae treatment
[9th, May 2014] Marine microalgae encompass attractive properties for biofuel production. The fat extracted biomass that is left behind after biofuel is made may be a promising carbon-neutral animal feed supplement. When you read about algae there is often a discrepancy between macro- and microalgae… Continue reading Algae aka ‘green coal’ and ‘green protein’
[Global] Right now, the hottest anti-aging ingredients come from under the sea. Next time you find yourself annoyed by slimy Continue reading 7 marine-based lines that will change your skin
[9th, May 2014] If the United States military is forced to respond to a threat by blowing things up from the air, Americans can take comfort in the fact that the death and destruction is being carried out with minimal impact to the environment. Continue reading Pentagon Blows $150 Per Gallon On ‘Green’ Jet Fuel