Multi-trophic farming assessment to be developed in Galicia

[13th May, 2014] The company Acuicultura Integrada Multitrófica (IMA) plans to start multi-trophic farming of mussels, fish and algae at once in Muros, Galicia. This firm, which inherited Corelsa’s expertise as well as that of its patents, is pending the corresponding authorization from Xunta de Galicia to begin testing… Continue reading Multi-trophic farming assessment to be developed in Galicia

State permit delays Pendleton King Park wetland creation until fall

[13th May, 2014] Pendleton King Park has a new waterfall at Lake Elizabeth, but it has yet to start pumping harmful algae from the popular fishing spot because of a lengthy permitting process that’s holding up an ecosystem restoration project at the south Augusta pond. Continue reading State permit delays Pendleton King Park wetland creation until fall

Water-cleaning crustacean devoured by new predator in Lake Mendota

[13th May, 2014] Pollution feeds algae in Lake Mendota, and then these invertebrates called Daphnia feed on the algae, clearing up the water. But now the Daphnia are being eaten by spiny waterfleas, a new invasive species. / Courtesy of Jake Walsh/University of Wisconsin-Mad… Continue reading Water-cleaning crustacean devoured by new predator in Lake Mendota

Fountain City Lake is looking a little green.. and gross

[13th May, 2014] An iconic spot in North Knoxville has seen better days. Fountain City Lake is green with algae, and park visitors want to see it cleaned up. Luckily, the city has a plan to make that happen. In addition to the algae problem, there is also a leak along one side, causing issues with the water levels… Continue reading Fountain City Lake is looking a little green.. and gross

Deadly harvest: Toxic algae killing sea life at record levels

[12th, May 2014] First, the pelicans started falling out of the sky, flopping on their backs as soon as they landed and flailing drunkenly. Scores of brown pelicans, disoriented, sick — and dying—were winding up far away from their ocean home. Then marine mammals — mostly California sea lions — began… Continue reading Deadly harvest: Toxic algae killing sea life at record levels