he third edition of the Breizh Algae Tour was held in Nantes, France, in mid-September, under the title “Algae and Nutrition: a new approach to health.” During a morning of scientific presentations attended by more than 500 people, the impact of algae on our Continue reading Breizh algae tour attracts 500
KU’s “Feedstock to Tailpipe Initiative” is working on a project that starts with algae. Researchers are demonstrating how community wastewater operations can add a large-scale, algae-growing facility that will not only return cleaner air and water back to nature, but also Continue reading KU students grow algae for biofuel, cleaner water
Twenty mayors from Great Lakes cities in both the United States and Canada met in Chicago this week to discuss how to ensure their residents will have safe water to drink. The summit was convened following a toxic algae bloom that shut down drinking water for more Continue reading 20 Great Lakes Mayors Ask State and Federal Governments to Step Up On Algae
[UK] For hundreds of years, people on the west coast of Ireland used seaweed as a medicine, a food and a fertiliser. In the modern era, Continue reading Seaweed harvesters reap rich rewards from exotic export
Decades of research and billions of dollars spent to understand the causes of toxic algae blooms and oxygen-starved aquatic dead zones around the world have produced more scientific knowledge but achieved few results to solve two of the most dangerous threats Continue reading World Stands By As Algae and Dead Zones Ruin Water
Harmful algal blooms occur when certain types of algae grow out of control and release toxic substances that damage fish, shellfish, birds, marine mammals and humans. In California, sea lions are the most commonly affected and the problem, scientists say, is getting worse. Continue reading Sick Sea Lions Could Help Researchers Find New Drugs for Humans, Wildlife
Add dead fish to the Anderson Regional Joint Water System’s list of long-running problems with foul-tasting, smelly Hartwell Lake water.
The manager of the water system and researchers insist the latest treatment should end the months, some say Continue reading Algae reeks havoc on Hartwell Lake