[Switzerland] Single-celled aquatic algae are great indicators of water pollution levels, but identifying and counting them is Continue reading Using algae DNA to track water pollution
[UK] This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (GW4+ DTP). The GW4+ Continue reading NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship
[China] Grab your friends and a Facekini®, it’s algae bloom season in Qingdao!
In what’s been a summertime rite of passage since 2007, the Chinese coastal city in the Shandong province Continue reading A Chinese beach city welcomes its annual algae bloom
Charlie Yarish pulls a long strand of kelp out of the chilly waters of Long Island Sound and takes a bite.
“Oh, that’s good,” he says. “Crisp and sweet. You can’t beat it when it’s fresh.” Continue reading From the Lab to the Dinner Table: Seaweed
Nualgi is a made in India nanotech breakthrough that treats water bodies and absorbs greenhouse gases, offsetting the effects of global warming
This bit of nano-technology fits perfectly into the setting of Made in India Continue reading Nualgai: Clean & green
AJAX — Last year at this time, the algae attack on the Town’s waterfront was the news maker of the year.
Well, a year later and it’s still, in our view, the top Ajax story. It even tops the municipal election, in which Ajax went with Internet voting and a completely Continue reading Algae returns as Ajax news maker of the year
Students from around the U.S. are spending this summer collecting water samples and chatting with farmers and local policy makers about water pollution in the Menomonie area… Continue reading Students searching for answers to lake’s blue-green algae problem
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A majority of Ohio voters expressed support for tougher regulations to curb farm runoff pollution into rivers and streams and to apply the protections of the Clean Water Act to wetland areas, a poll… Continue reading Poll finds support for tougher farm runoff rules to cut algal blooms, widespread concern over Asian carp
MANSFIELD — North central Ohio’s agricultural producers already must be licensed to apply pesticides on their fields. Soon they will have to be certified to put down fertilizers as well… Continue reading Farming rules to cut algae