[USA] The water began turning a barely perceptible brownish-green in early May, a sign that algae were present and growing in the waters of Monterey Bay. By the end of month, Raphael Kudela, a professor of ocean sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Continue reading Massive Toxic Algae Blooms May Prove a Sign of Climate Change to Come
[USA] In a bid to fight prolonged and crippling drought, Los Angeles has acquired millions of plastic “shade balls” to help with water conservation efforts.
The balls can not only reduce evaporation by more than 1 billion litres, Continue reading 'Shade balls' released into LA Reservoir in battle against crippling California drought and algae bloom
[China] Environmental authorities in east China’s Anhui Province are battling an intense blue algae outbreak in Chaohu Lake, the country’s fifth largest fresh water lake, as they struggle to ensure clean water for local residents. Continue reading Blue algae outbreak threatens water supply in China's 5th largest lake
[USA] I’m witnessing the future of the search for alien life. In a dimly lit office on the 17th floor of MIT’s tallest building, with shades drawn over the Charles river below, Sara Seager and six other researchers are showing me the foundation stones of a vast library of Continue reading Sniff out alien life with giant library of weird chemicals
[USA] Worldwide oil prices are subject to quite a bit of volatility and are often affected by political disputes and controversies. When we consider these facts, Continue reading One of the newest, most viable forms of clean energy could beat all other existing options