Tests so far show only minor levels of the toxic algae that tainted Columbus’ drinking water earlier this year, city water managers said this week, though monitoring will ramp up as the weather and water get warmer… Continue reading Columbus on lookout for toxic algae in water supply
Debris from forests that washes into freshwater lakes supplements the diets of microscopic zooplankton and the fish that feed off them – creating larger and stronger fish, new research shows.
The researchers warn that, as forests are eroded through human activities… Continue reading Forest debris aids fish
Beauty brand Polaar, which uses polar arctic ingredients within its formulas, has introduced a new anti-ageing treatment, La Véritable Crème de Laponie (The Genuine Lapland Cream).
The formula features polar berries, arctic rhodiola and an anti-oxidant algae. Each ingredient thrives in Lapland’s harsh… Continue reading Polaar harnesses Lapland heritage for new skincare treatment
S. 1254 reauthorizes the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act. Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occur when colonies of algae grow out of control while producing toxic or harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, marine mammals, and birds… Continue reading Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act
[Brazil] The animal health and nutrition group is ploughing $63 million into the algae site, which is on the same premises as Alltech Sao Pedro. Continue reading Alltech building new algae production facility in Brazil
ENNISMORE – Ennismore Waterfront Park Beach will be closed until further notice. Yellow algae is also blooming at the popular swimming spot so public officials advise people to stay away… Continue reading Ennismore Waterfront Park Beach closed due to dead fish
Argyll & Bute Council has warned the public not to eat shellfish from Loch Scridain, Mull. Eating shellfish such as cockles, mussels, oysters or razor fish from these areas may pose a risk to human health… Continue reading Algal toxins warning- Loch Scridain, Mull
The Vermont Bioenergy Initiative draws the connection between diversified agriculture and local renewable energy production for on farm and community use. Aiming to supply farm inputs and reduce fossil fuel consumption, this program supports research, technical assistance, and infrastructure… Continue reading Algae in Vermont
Can biology and architecture come together to create new and compelling forms and functions? We’ve seen concepts before like biomemetic architecture, responsive “genetic” architecture, and even “mycotecture” using mushrooms to build strong structures… Continue reading Bio-digital, interactive Urban Algae Canopy produces a small forest’s worth of oxygen
FORT MYERS — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson stopped in Fort Myers on Friday to assure the region he is pushing his battle against toxic algae outbreaks in the Caloosahatchee River and keeping an eye on oil drilling in Collier County… Continue reading Sen. Bill Nelson visits Fort Myers to address Lee algae blooms, Hughes oil drilling