Driving or walking past the Ohio Department of Natural Resources building on East State Street in Athens provides a view of a pond with what some might guess is an algae problem… Continue reading ODNR taking action to eradicate green gunk at pond
During a three week field trip, ecologists studied an entire glacier and found that microbes drastically reduce surface reflectivity and have an impact on the amount of sunlight that is reflected into space… Continue reading Watermelon Snow: The Secret Impact Of Microbes On Climate Change Models
As Lake Erie begins its almost annual algal bloom season, Congress has taken steps to reauthorize a program monitoring and mitigating the harmful effects of algae on freshwater systems.
The U.S. House on Monday passed the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act, which will require a task force spend 18 months examining the causes and consequences of “hypoxia and harmful algal… Continue reading U.S. House passes algae-control bill
[Global] New research reveals that Caribbean corals and the algae that inhabit them form a remarkably stable relationship—new Continue reading Genetics reveal that reef corals and their algae live together but evolve independently
WARNING signs have been erected at a Hereford lake after tests revealed the water is contaminated with potentially poisonous algae. The Hereford Times has previously reported how one dog died and others became ill after being walked at Belmont Pool… Continue reading Warning signs erected after tests reveal toxic algae at Belmont Pool
Dozens of eagles have been spotted swooping over the waters of Crescent Beach with their talons outstretched and their beaks ready to carry off shiny perch.
According to Russel Barsh, director for the Lopez-based laboratories Kwiaht,… Continue reading Fish kill tied to algal bloom and influx of eagles
GALVESTON – The tractors roll slowly past tourists stretched out on towels on Stewart Beach, scooping up seaweed with rakes as their low rumbling interrupts an otherwise quiet morning.
Beachgoers would periodically pick… Continue reading Tourists grumble as Galveston seaweed clean-up continues
Much has been written about the innovative Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae (OMEGA) developed by NASA scientists for deployment on water.
OMEGA, an integrated aquatic system to produce biofuels, treat and recycle… Continue reading OMEGA system tests for marine animal durability
Since 2006, 59 blue-green algae blooms have been confirmed in 26 bodies of water within the Sudbury & District Health Unit area. Again this year, the Sudbury & District Health Unit and the… Continue reading On the lookout for blue-green algae
The Manitoba government is bringing in the toughest wetland protection in Canada. The $320-million five-year plan is designed to save Lake Winnipeg by reducing the blue-green algae poisoning the water… Continue reading Massive plan to save Lake Winnipeg, protect wetlands, unveiled