Recent samples taken at Loch Gil Speireig Mhor near Achmore have indicated the presence of blue-green algae. As a precautionary measure, notices have been posted next to the loch, warning that contact with the algal scum should be avoided. Adjoining Continue reading Warning of toxic algae in Loch Gil Speireig Mhor, Lewis
Quagga mussels feed on a variety of algae types in Lake Havasu, filtering the water for nutrients as they continue their invasion of the lake. But what’s bad for once species is almost certainly good for another.
And a potentially toxic algae-like Continue reading Scientists test for toxins in algae-like substance growing in Lake Havasu
In testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, American Water Works Association President John Donahue stressed that the solution to keeping drinking water safe from cyanotoxins begins with reducing Continue reading AWWA president to Congress: Pollution reduction key to cyanotoxins prevention
San Diego, Calif. November 21, 2014 – After a successful launch earlier this year of nanotech solutions to manage out of control algae in Aquariums and Ponds, Nualgi Nanobiotech founder Sampath Kumar has announced his Continue reading Nualgi – Natural Solution to Water Pollution & Harmful Algae
In the next fifty years, the world’s population will continue to expand, as will its need for basic supplies such as food and energy. Eleanore O’Neil ’15, an animal science major, researches the diets of commercial chickens in the lab of Prof. Xin Gen Lei, animal science, to combat these important global issues. Continue reading Peer Review: Eleanore O’Neil ’15 Raises Chickens on Energy-Efficient Feed
HOW amusing that November 5 should have fallen in National Sausage Week – the connection (however tentative) being bangers, ho ho ho!
I tried Dicksons’ new seaweed variety, which came in the form of chipolatas – Continue reading National Sausage Week, Sampling Seaweed Sausages