TOPEKA, Kan. – (July 10, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes… Continue reading Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters
Bhavnagar-based research institute Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI) has developed a ‘green plastic‘ using the residues of bio-fuel that is made from a tropical weed jatropha. What’s more, the institute has been granted an European patent for its bio-degradable plastic in January this year… Continue reading CSMCRI develops green plastic from bio-fuel residue
CHARLOTTE –In moderation, and carefully applied to fields, livestock feces has for millennia been an invaluable farm resource. This is not breaking news. More recently (for decades), methane has been coaxed from manure and soaked cattle bedding to fuel cooking fires and electric generators… Continue reading Algae oil touted as Vermont’s next fuel crop
My roof has skid marks. And lichens. Next thing you know, it could grow a mossy beard. What’s going on here? And more important, what can I do about it?
You might be wondering the same thing,… Continue reading Old House Handyman: Cleaning can rid roof of algae, lichens
Summer algae growth in stormwater ponds throughout the Lowcountry are a sign they’re doing their job: absorbing runoff containing gasoline, oil, pet waste, fertilizer, garbage and varnish.
Algae forms from the nutrients the… Continue reading The green scum: algae both boon and bane for subdivision ponds