[UK] Green algae is the scourge of beaches and swimming pools. Yet so-called ‘pond scum’ could have a future positive role in improving Continue reading Green algae could help improve crop production
[USA] Plant biologists have sequenced the genome of a particularly promising species of green alga, providing a blueprint for new Continue reading Sequencing of green alga genome provides blueprint to advance clean energy, bioproducts
[USA] For plants and algae that carry on photosynthesis, light can be too much of a good thing. On a bright, sunny day, a plant might only Continue reading Let there be (more) light
[UK] Use eco-friendly washing powder, detergent and bleach if you want to help the River Ancholme overcome its summer problem of green algae.
That was the message from two Brigg Town councillors when they spoke at the Continue reading Everyone can do their bit to stop algae problem
[USA] Eukaryotic green algae have become an increasingly popular platform for recombinant proteins production. In particular, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, has garnered increased attention for having the necessary biochemical Continue reading Selenocystamine improves protein accumulation in chloroplasts of eukaryotic green algae
MANILA, Philippines – An association of resorts, hotels and restaurants in Boracay welcomed the move of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to crack down on establishments found operating without proper sanitation permits or violating Continue reading Boracay establishments welcome help from DENR
The South Australian Government has tried a number of methods to eradicate the algae, including flushing the lake several times with fresh water from upstream reservoirs over summer. Continue reading Hydrogen peroxide to be added to Torrens Lake in Adelaide to reduce blue green algae
Beachgoers at Dee Why Beach near Sydney Australia have been encountering something since early September that is rarely seen on their shores: balls made up of living green algae, reports The Telegraph. Continue reading Mysterious ‘green aliens balls’ more likely algae than UFO evidence, scientists say
MINNEAPOLIS, MN–(Marketwired – September 17, 2014) – Harmful blue-green algae blooms (HABs) in lakes have made headlines this summer throughout the country. HABs can disrupt municipal potable water systems, forcing residents to rely on bottled water, Continue reading Solving the Blue-Green Algae Problem: Mechanical Circulation as a Way to Win the Algae Battle
County health officials are encouraging residents who plan to be in and on the water to be alert for blue-green algae blooms on Lake Winnebago.
With hot weather, conditions are ideal for blue-green algae blooms that can produce toxins and make people… Continue reading Health department warns of blue-green algae on Lake Winnebago