Lake Erie’s annual algae blooms can carry harmful toxins into public drinking water treatment plants, but facilities aren’t specifically required to test for the toxins.
To combat the toxins, many water … Continue reading Treatment plants voluntarily test for microcystin
Sunbathers had to dig though a carpet of slime to find the sand when an entire beach was coated in seaweed – leaving it bright green.
Families arriving at Preston Beach, near Torquay, Devon, found the half-mile… Continue reading Golden sands turn bright GREEN as seaweed goes mad in Devon
The legislation streamlines existing national efforts to study and fight harmful algae blooms.
MIAMI — President Obama has signed a bill authorizing $82 million for new research aimed at controlling toxic algae outbreaks nationwide… Continue reading Obama signs bill to fight algae
Nutreco’s fish feed division, Skretting, is ploughing a significant amount of its research funds into the development
of alternative proteins to fishmeal for the aquaculture sector… Continue reading Skretting looks to insects and algae as fishmeal alternatives
Several livestock deaths have been attributed to blue-green algae poisoning in North Dakota recently, putting livestock producers and veterinarians on alert… Continue reading Blue-green algae poisons livestock
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian bio-trade and investment mission in conjunction with the 2014 BIO International Convention in San Diego resulted in seven exchanges of documents for collaboration in the biomedical and wellness industry… Continue reading Malaysia mission to San Diego convention seals seven bio deals
Danish waters are well-equipped to take advantage of a lucrative farming opportunity, but it must be done with respect for the marine environment.
Denmark and the Netherlands are among the most intensively farmed… Continue reading Introducing this century’s potato: seaweed served from the bed of the ocean
WESTPORT, N.Y. – Blue-Green Algae is back.
The nearly annual nuisance was spotted in the southern part of Lake Champlain near Westport, according to New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation… Continue reading Blue-Green Algae Spotted on Lake Champlain
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) – Experts have raised concerns that continued removal of larger-then-normal amounts of seaweed from Galveston beaches could affect nesting of endangered turtles… Continue reading Galveston Seaweed Raises More Turtle Concerns