While Mainers have been harvesting seaweed for nearly 80 years for a variety of uses and products, in recent years wild harvests have not been able to meet market demand for some species. The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) Continue reading Algae industry to organize to capitalize on growing business opportunities
Toxic algae are blooming offshore Monterey Bay right now, according to scientists with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).
MBARI sensors detected high concentrations of domoic acid and Continue reading Toxic algal bloom detected in Monterey Bay
This crocodile is the master of disguise.
A conniving croc inconspicuously floated down a pond at a Thailand zoo, camouflaging itself with a layer of algae.
Photographer Song Kanokrattana spent the day searching for the massive reptiles at the Phuket Zoo with her niece. Continue reading Stealthy crocodile uses algae to disappear
After school on Friday afternoons, 16-year-old Madeleine Gagne heads to a biochemistry lab at Ohio State University.
Her mom, Kendra McDonald-Gagne, drives the teen, who has yet to get her driver’s license. Continue reading Biofuel science-fair project turns into mission for teen
The Environmental Protection Authority has fined Guyra Shire Council for using algaecide in the town’s water supply.
The council’s been slugged with the $800 fine for using the product Coptrol in Continue reading Guyra Shire fined $800 for unauthorised algaecide use