Poisonous plankton blamed for abalone die-off

[11th, May 2014] Marine biologists have determined that a type of toxin-producing phytoplankton not usually seen in Northern California is responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of red abalone, mussels, sea urchins and starfish along the Sonoma and Mendocino County coasts three years ago… Continue reading Poisonous plankton blamed for abalone die-off

Warning over potentially-deadly algae at Bradlaugh Fields in Kingsthorpe

[11th, May 2014] Dried-up ponds at a Northampton nature reserve have had warnings notices placed on them because of potentially-deadly algae. The three ponds, in Bradlaugh Fields, Kingsthorpe, dried up several weeks ago soon after workers for Anglian Water… Continue reading Warning over potentially-deadly algae at Bradlaugh Fields in Kingsthorpe