[USA] As if you needed another reason not to play with stinky piles of algae. Decaying algae can promote the growth of bacteria that Continue reading Stay away from decay: Algae contains harmful bacteria, study says
[Japan] A devastating typhoon that pounded Japan’s northernmost main island this summer is being credited with saving a rare type Continue reading Strong typhoon a lifesaver for treasured algae in Hokkaido lake
[Global] A review in the Journal of Animal Feed Science and Technology looked at the different seaweeds available and how they can be used for ruminants, pigs, poultry and rabbits. Which seaweed species are available? Continue reading Brown algae studied the most for use in feed
[Japan] The Marimo Matsuri festival started out as an effort to conserve the endangered marimo algae of Lake Akan. Marimo algae grow in fresh water and gather in large numbers to form green fuzzy balls. Continue reading Festival / Learn about marimo algae and Ainu traditions in Hokkaido
Nuclear power plants increasingly face a new enemy: the humble jellyfish.
These aquatic animals—and algae and other plants—get caught in and block the cooling water intake pipes of nuclear power plants, preventing nuclear Continue reading Algae and Jellyfishes attack on nuclear power plants could increase
AJAX — Last year at this time, the algae attack on the Town’s waterfront was the news maker of the year.
Well, a year later and it’s still, in our view, the top Ajax story. It even tops the municipal election, in which Ajax went with Internet voting and a completely Continue reading Algae returns as Ajax news maker of the year
Visitors from outer space or a natural phenomena? Surfers and early morning walkers were stunned to find thousands of ‘alien eggs’ on a Sydney beach this weekend. Continue reading Where did the green ‘alien eggs’ come from? Scientists baffled by UFOs (unidentified floating objects) that washed up on a Sydney beach
Some things go swimmingly with a summer trip to the beach – sunscreen, mystery novels, cold beverages and sandcastles. Other things – like aquatic algae – are best avoided. The Landsat 8 satellite is helping researchers
spot these organisms from space, gathering information that could direct beachgoers away from contaminated bays and beaches… Continue reading Taking NASA-USGS’s Landsat 8 to the Beach
A team of young researchers at the Centre for Biosciences of Central University of Punjab here have identified a new species of green marine algae, that is responsible for massive green tides in Goa… Continue reading New species of marine algae identified