[South Korea] The recent drought in Korea, still not mitigated by rain on June 25 and 26, is so severe that it is triggering the development of serious algal bloom in the Han River and rivers in Daegu and Gangwondo, causing stranding masses of fish in Goyang. Continue reading Drought Drives Algal Bloom around Korea, Stranding Fish in Han River
[USA] Red algae are becoming more of a problem along some parts of the North Carolina coast.
Hope Sutton of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve tells the StarNews of Wilmington that the algae can clog crab Continue reading Red Algae Becoming A Concern Along NC Coast
[Barbados] The Sargassum seaweed clogging the island’s beaches has claimed its first 42 lives.
Officials from the Barbados Sea Turtle Project were performing the grim task yesterday of removing the carcasses of Continue reading Turtles are the victims of Sargassum bloom
[USA] Three years ago, Volkswagen announced that it was testing two different types of renewable diesel fuel in a pair of its TDI diesel-engined cars sold in the U.S.
Now, the company says it has finished its testing, and the results are in. Continue reading Volkswagen Algae Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions
[USA] About 50 farmers and members of the agriculture industry met at Swartz Farm in Perrysburg Township today to hear how $17.5 million of money from the federal Farm Bill is being made available to help fight western Lake Erie algae. Continue reading Farmers get details on federal grants to fight western Lake Erie algae
[USA] As summer wears on, some lakes, ponds and coves will become a green, goopy mess as microscopic algae blooms go into overdrive.
Algal blooms are not only ugly, but the overabundance of plants soon dies. As they decay, they use up the oxygen in Continue reading Tired of algae blooms? Try floating islands