Recent local television network reports linking Fort Myers Beach recording its first direct algae bloom in eight years have been called untrue by a local official.
Town Environmental Sciences Coordinator Keith Laakkonen… Continue reading Beach algae bloom report called false
The Suffolk County Department of Health and the State Department of Environmental Conservation issued a warning this week about a potentially hazardous bacteria in Wickapogue Pond in Southampton Village, the third pond in the area to be posted with warnings… Continue reading Toxic Bacteria Identified In Three Southampton Ponds
[USA] The future health of the world’s coral reefs and the animals that depend on them relies in part on the ability of one tiny Continue reading For corals adapting to climate change, it’s survival of the fattest — and most flexible
They are amongst the most numerous inhabitants of the sea: tiny haptophytes of the type Emiliania huxleyi. Not visible to the naked eye, when they are in bloom in spring, they form square kilometer sized patches, they are even visible on satellite images… Continue reading Short circuit in the food web
Toxic algae has contaminated the lake in a popular Basildon beauty spot.
Basildon Council is warning visitors to Northlands Park, off Felmores, to avoid the lake as it has been confirmed that blue-green algae has been found in the water… Continue reading Warning after toxic algae found in Basildon lake
Diabetes conjures up images of needles and insulin pumps, but future treatment may also include a healthy diet of algae.
Solazyme, a San Francisco Bay Area green tech company, and the University of Manitoba have secured a… Continue reading Got Pond Scum? Eating Algae Could Help Control Diabetes and Keep You Fit
Plant-eating tropical fish species are causing serious damage to algae and kelp forests in sub-tropical and temperate regions around the world, an international team of experts warn.
The findings come from a review published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, which suggests that climate change is leading to ‘tropicalisation’ – the movement of tropical species towards the poles – as waters get warmer and ocean currents strengthen… Continue reading Tropical fish threaten kelp and algae
Law360, Miami (July 09, 2014, 8:08 PM ET) — Microalgae products maker Cyanotech Corp. on Wednesday asked the Eleventh Circuit to reverse a decision denying its motion to compel arbitration in a dispute brought by U.S. Nutraceuticals LLC alleging that Cyanotech breached an agreement by stealing confidential information… Continue reading Cyanotech Says Trade Secrets Dispute Should Be Arbitrated
Today we were reporting that growing crops to create biofuel won’t cut it for the future of transportation as it will increase food pricing and lead to deforestation. However, biofuels can be obtain from other sources, like algae and… Continue reading Here’s How Algae Biofuel is Made
Pond and lake weed control products and services provider, Lake Restoration of Rogers, MN today announced that algae season is in full bloom. With summer temperatures rising, the algae blooms are growing fast and some of them can even be deadly… Continue reading Toxic Algae is Blooming this Summer