[USA] If you want to night surf in glowing blue waves or dance on sand that “lights up” with bioluminescence on Virginia Beach, Va., you might want to hurry.
Friday night surfers and hundreds of Continue reading Virginia Beach bioluminescence: What's lighting up the water?
[USA] A sea lion on a Washington beach curls into a fetal position, shuddering. Then it contorts its neck, craning its head into the air, clearly in distress. NOAA researchers in Washington were horrified by this recent footage from Long Beach: Continue reading Sea lion seizures, toxic algae and the nightmare scenario for the oceans
[Barbados] Some frequenters of Browne’s Beach dutifully took seaweed home to use as a fertilizer and to deter the African snails. Some of these people observed that there have been no monkeys either in their kitchen gardens lately since the scattering of the Continue reading Stop monkeys with seaweed
[UK] Euglena is a single cell alga that inhabits most garden ponds. It is a highly complex alga in the green plant line that shows characteristics of both plants and animals. In evolutionary terms, it is most closely related to the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma and Leishmania. Continue reading Recent gene sequencing reveals complexities of pond algae
[UK] Sharon Ní Chonchúir says seaweed is one of the most nutritious foodstuffs on the planet and we need to protect this Continue reading Seaweed: A nutritious foodstuff that needs protecting
[Taiwan] An inter-university research team has developed a microalgae-based carbon capture technology and established the nation’s largest pilot microalgae farm at a university in Tainan in hopes of helping the nation conserve energy and reduce its carbon emissions. Continue reading Microalgae-based carbon capture tech developed