The Scottish Association for Marine Science has joined forces with EU peers from 10 other countries to develop a new textile that the partners believe can revolutionise seaweed farming.
The team will now begin cultivation, including at a trial site off Oban, Continue reading New Textile Revolutionize Rope-based Seaweed farming
Late summer is the peak time for harmful algae that can turn lakes into toxic scum, canceling fishing trips and fouling water supplies. While the Pacific Northwest doesn’t get anything near the activity that turned parts of Lake Erie into bright green slime, our coasts are vulnerable in late summer to this largely unpredictable – and in our case unseen – menace.
University of Washington oceanographers have created a tool to help predict when harmful algae might strike. Continue reading Predicting when toxic algae will reach Washington and Oregon coasts
DAPHNE, Alabama — “You do the thing where you want to be a firefighter, or a ballerina, or an astronaut and I got stuck on wanting to be an astronaut at 11,” Daphne-native Elizabeth Hayes said in an interview with AL.com. Continue reading From missiles, to algae, to crafts: Daphne rocket scientist lands at Algae Systems and hones artistic side
ELMHURST – Algal bloom in stormwater stored in the Elmhurst Quarry is causing an unusual smell.
Twice a week, Roming Andajer, 49, a resident of the coastal village of Tondol in the island town of Anda in Pangasinan province, goes out to sea but not to fish.
During these trips, Andajer spends his time tending a “sea garden”… Continue reading In this Island Town, Sea Turtles are not Welcome