[UK] Blue-green algae is currently a major health risk as high summer temperatures encourage growth of the toxic plant. Continue reading Blue green algae dogs warning: What does blue green algae look like, is it dangerous?
[UK] A toxic haze that left more than 200 beachgoers needing hospital treatment could have been caused by harmful algae, Continue reading ‘Toxic’ mist that poisoned 200 people at suicide hotspot Beachy Head may have been caused by an algae bloom?
[Global] Now that golden milk is enjoying its moment in the sun, many wellness influencers have moved on to another good-for-you Continue reading Is algae a superfood or will it make you sick?
Shell Key off Tierra Verde is a nature preserve, bird sanctuary, and manatee feeding area. But over time sand from nearby beach renourishment has shifted and sealed the channel, and that could mean environmental trouble.
A close look at the situation reveals the Continue reading Shell Key could be in environmental stress
DENVER, March 25, 2015 — Water-borne algal blooms from farm fertilizer runoff can destroy aquatic life and clog rivers and lakes, but scientists will report today that they are working on a way to clean up these environmental scourges and turn them into useful products. The algae could serve as a feedstock for biofuels, and the feedstock leftovers could be recycled Continue reading Algae from clogged waterways could serve as biofuels and fertilizer
Dr. Hans W. Paerl of the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will deliver a guest lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs. Continue reading USM’s Gulf Coast Research Lab hosts Dr. Hans Paerl for Grimes Distinguished Lecturer series
Monitoring starts for blue-green algae in Bay of Plenty lakes and rivers
As the summer temperatures begin to warm up our favourite swimming spots, monitoring has begun to help ensure safe recreational water use for all.
Monitoring has started across the Bay of Plenty for signs of the potentially toxic algal Continue reading Monitoring starts for blue-green algae in Bay of Plenty
TOLEDO — The US Senate has unanimously passed a bill to define how much poison from toxic algae is dangerous for drinking water. The bill was sponsored by Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown of Ohio in response to Toledo’s water crisis. In early August, a toxic algae bloom in Continue reading Senators Portman, Brown pass bill to ensure safe drinking water
People have been advised to stay away from the Kahutara River, near Kaikoura, after it tested positive for potentially toxic algae.
The mouth of the river at Peketa, seven kilometres south of Kaikoura, has been Continue reading Warning as potentially toxic algae fills river
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — On a late August morning a day after heavy rains, the Wabash River looked the color of caramel syrup as it meandered toward Bluffton. A week later, it was back to its usual late summer tint — leaf green, from all of the algae in the water. Continue reading Algae destroying life in parts of Wabash River