[USA] In any healthy water body, there are dozens of micro- and macro-organisms. Algae are a natural part of an aquatic ecosystem. Continue reading Algae are a-bloomin’ but what does it mean?
The Suffolk County Department of Health and the State Department of Environmental Conservation issued a warning this week about a potentially hazardous bacteria in Wickapogue Pond in Southampton Village, the third pond in the area to be posted with warnings… Continue reading Toxic Bacteria Identified In Three Southampton Ponds
Those planning to spend time at area lakes this summer should once again be on the lookout for potentially hazardous blue-green algae.
Detected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last year in several… Continue reading Blue-green algae remain a concern in area lakes
Brown tide — an overgrowth of algae that clouds the water and harms shellfish — is back in Long Island’s waters for the eighth year in a row, according to Stony Brook University researchers, who also discovered a swath of unidentified seaweed in the Great South Bay… Continue reading Brown tide returns to LI waters