[USA] The Great Barrier Reef, and most other large reefs around the world, owe their bulk in large part to a type of red algae that grows Continue reading Algae fortifies coral reefs in past and present
[USA] Global climate change has increased water temperatures in the world’s oceans, often causing mass coral bleaching and Continue reading Newly described algae species toughens up corals to endure warming oceans
[Germany] Diatoms are unicellular algae that are native in many waters. They are a major component of marine phytoplankton and the food base for a large variety of marine organisms. Continue reading Unicellular microalgae smell dissolved minerals in the water
[USA] In modern times, we face unprecedented challenges in regard to energy, carbon emissions, other greenhouse gases, water supply, and wastewater treatment. In current statistics: Continue reading The EcoTech Complex: Working with Nature
[UK] One might think that the rocky intertidal zone would be quite inhospitable for marine or terrestrial life. Continue reading Wildland writers: Intertidal zone teems with invertebrates, barnacles and seaweeds
[New Zealand] Bay of Plenty authorities are braced for a severe sea lettuce season, with the thick sheets of algae expected to bloom at dozens Continue reading Swimmers beware! Sea lettuce tipped to clog North Island beaches
[UK, USA] A University of Tennessee professor is working to develop methods that could help scientists understand and stop massive Continue reading Professor developing methods to understand, stop algal bloom damage
Crossbreeding could create stronger future for coral reefs
The hybridisation of algae that live in reef corals could increase their rate of development and provide a means for Continue reading Algae crossbreeding could create stronger future for coral reefs
An important food resource has been disappearing from streams without anyone noticing until now.
In a new study published March 6 in the journal Science, a team of researchers led by University of Continue reading Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find
Judges recognized 25 eighth-graders with finalists’ awards at the conclusion of the Cunha Intermediate School Science Fair Wednesday evening.
Among them was Sophia Pappalardo, Continue reading Winning projects focus on solar heating, algae