[USA] Oxygen on Earth emerged in whiffs from a kind of blue-green algae in shallow oceans around 2.5 billion years ago, Continue reading Great Oxidation Event – A whiff from blue-green algae gave oxygen to Earth
[Brazil] The wave of mud and iron ore mining waste caused by the rupture of two tailings dams in southeastern Brazil will have a significant negative impact on biodiversity Continue reading Brazil’s dam disaster to threaten biodiversity: report
[USA] Red tide killed millions of fish near Sanibel Island, a safe haven for species which migrate during winter times. Continue reading Red tide killed millions of fishes near Sanibel Island
[India] In a bid to wean away those engaged in seaweed collection in the Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve, the Marine Algal Research Station has launched training and seaweed cultivation Continue reading Training in seaweed cultivation begins in Chinna Erwadi
[USA] Each year, people leave 70 million sharks to die slowly after cutting off their fins for use in traditional food and medicine and then releasing them into the ocean again. Continue reading Can an imitation fin made of algae save the sharks?