It’s time they came out of their shells. It seems the world’s largest molluscs, the giant clams of the Indo-Pacific coral reefs, have been doing a huge amount of good work we knew little about.
These sea creatures turn out to be multitasking ecosystem engineers. Continue reading Multitalented giant clams keep corals reefs healthy
TOLEDO – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio 9), ranking member on the House Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee, Thursday, welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision to release an additional $3.1 million in federal funding to combat toxic algae in Lake Continue reading Kaptur hails new funding to combat algal blooms
MONTAGUE, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND–(Marketwired – Dec. 18, 2014) (“Solarvest”), announces that the European patent office has allowed the claims of Solarvest’s “System, Method and Device for the Expression or Repression of Proteins” patent application and will grant the patent. Continue reading Solarvest Granted EU Patent for Algae Expression System
SAN FRANCISCO — A nimble underwater robot has traveled below Arctic sea ice and collected the most extensive real-time video footage yet from this largely unexplored environment, revealing an unexpectedly rich ecosystem, Continue reading Life Under Ice: Robot Captures Views of Hidden Arctic Ecosystem
[Australia] Bad news for recreational users of Lake Dyer and Atkinson Dam which will remain off limits to water use until the new Continue reading Lake Dyer, Atkinson stay off limits due to blue-green algae
Algal blooms can be common during the summer months as the onset of warm weather provides ideal conditions for algal growth. Algal growth can cause problems as it can Continue reading Are your dams turning blue?