[USA] One of the most important leaps in the evolution of life on our planet happened when plants moved from water to land. However, Continue reading Land plants inherited their drought defenses from aquatic algae
[China] A salt lake in Yuncheng, often called China’s “Dead Sea,” has tourists flocking to it for an unusual reason. Its waters are appearing Continue reading China’s ‘dead sea’ transforms into a rainbow—Here’s why
[India] Unicellular microalgae cells living in freshwater sources are constantly exposed to stimuli and stresses of all kinds, be it changes Continue reading How accumulation of lipids can help combat salinity in microalgae species
Newly ice-free areas exposed by glacial retreat in Potter Cove, Antarctica, are being colonized by seaweed. With glaciers melting, the original white, mostly lifeless Antarctica is now becoming darker and lively with seaweed. These macroalgae not only produce oxygen for marine species Continue reading Seaweed colonizing ice-free parts of Antarctica
Those from this region can survive summer temperatures of up to 35ºC on a regular basis.
Even the most adaptable corals will find it difficult to sustain themselves due to global warming, according to a new research. Continue reading Corals endangered by salinity levels in southern Arabian Gulf
More research is needed on the impact land use is having on the Tomahawk Lagoon, a Dunedin water scientist says. The lagoon has recently experienced potentially harmful algal blooms, which an Otago Regional Council report found were caused by high nutrient levels in the lagoon due to past farming practices… Continue reading Call to research algal bloom
The largest red tide bloom recorded in Florida waters since 2006 is lingering in the Gulf of Mexicoand could move south over the next few days.
Red tide, caused here by Karenia brevis, can cause fish kills, make shellfish unsafe to eat and cause respiratory issues in marine mammals, sea turtles and humans… Continue reading Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook