Algae

1/22/2019
Longer, hotter summers are creating more instances of potentially toxic algae in Canterbury rivers, authorities say. Canterbury medical officer of health ...
LATEST sampling has shown blue-green algae levels continue to drop in the Murray River from Karadoc to Cullulleraine, however the current red alert ...
Algae provides food for the mussels. The silt and clay are combined with mussel mucus and excreted, sinking into the muddy riverbed at the bottom.
Florida Gulf Coast University is seeking a $9 million grant from the state to better research the cause and effects of red tide, according to a report by the ...
1/21/2019
FORT MYERS, Fla. - President Donald Trump wants to roll back wetland protections. FGCU scientists warn this could make our algae problems even ...
Sunraysia Regional Algal Co-ordinating Committee (SRACC) spokesman Owen Russell said while the latest sampling had shown a decline in the ...
The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) was formed to find solutions to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Thames River and ...
1/20/2019
Taking part in Australia Day celebrations by the waterside is a staple for many, and Griffith may now have the chance to crank the barbie down at the ...
WATER NSW have continued testing of Lake Hume, but were unable to provide further information on the status of the waterway on Monday.
Fish deaths at Crowdy Head Harbour are suspected to have been caused by marine algae and critical levels of low dissolved oxygen, says a ...
Article heading image for Lake Hume On Red Alert For Blue-Green Algae Since Saturday. The warning going out on Saturday morning (Jan 19).
The creation of a blue-green algae task force to help reduce the impacts of blue-green outbreaks like South Florida suffered this past summer.
Agricultural water management, Algae, Industrial wastewater, Microalgae, Microalgae cultivation system, Wastewater Treatment, Wastewater ...
1/19/2019
For its proposal to launch the first green algae microfarm in the country, Muntinlupa National High School recently bagged the 2019 Zayed ...
1/18/2019
Updates about blue-green algae blooms and red level warning areas can ... place with the alert to be lifted as soon as high levels of algae dissipate.
As most users of Fort Steilacoom Park know, toxic algae in Waughop Lake is a decades-long problem. In its search for a solution, the City consulted ...
In 17 water samples taken all across Manatee County, none of them showed significant traces of the Karenia brevis algae that causes red tide algal ...
In 2018, it was red tide and green algae. On Friday morning, the Naples Area Board of Realtors hosted its Year End, 4th Quarter and December ...
"This encourages the growth of algae which can make the surface extremely slippy, in addition large puddles form meaning the 'astro' cannot be used ...
10, on red tide outbreaks' causes and possible mitigation. Red tide has caused great concern in Southwest Florida, as the algae blooms have brought ...
1/17/2019
Researchers in the University of Iowa College of Engineering are using drone-imaging technology to map harmful algae in Iowa's water. The project ...
Southland Fish and Game have called for the Gore District Council to be held to account after it pumped an algal bloom into the Mataura River in ...
Environment Southland has issued a red alert for the Waiau River at Tuatapere because of the amount of a toxic algae in it. Wairaurahiri Jet owner ...
The Lower Vasse River's annual summer algae bloom has started right on schedule and the City of Busselton's latest river health trial is already ...
Algae blooms in the lake caused the city to issue a drinking-water ban for young children, people with compromised immune systems, those on ...
Water NSW has issued a recreational red alert warning for the Williams River at Seaham Weir and Clarence Town due to blue-green algae blooms.
Blue-green algae red alert for Williams River at Seaham Weir and Clarence ... The species of blue-green algae identified is potentially toxic and may ...
FOX VALLEY - Algae blooms have been an issue in the Lake Winnebago system over the last several decades, but now some ideas are being ...
Rob Wolosonowich of Fenton drags his canoe to the Fenton Millpond, which was choked with algae and weeds in 2016. The Millpond is part of the ...
High water last year forced massive releases from Lake Okeechobee, triggering toxic algae. Environmentalists say the break-neck wet and dry ...
In states like Iowa, fertilizer runoff from corn and soybean farms pollutes drinking water and feeds algae blooms, fouling water from local lakes and ...
HYACINTH blooms in the Fitzroy River are nothing to worry about compared with blue-green algae that can be 10,000 to 20,000 times more toxic than ...
1/16/2019
A WEEK after a Red Alert level warning (high) was issued for Lostock Dam, another has been delivered, this time for the Williams River at Seaham ...
Chinese workers clear blue-green algae on boats in the green water of Chao Lake, also known by its Chinese name Chao Hu, in Chaohu city, east ...
A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae at Windamere Dam ... The species of blue-green algae identified are potentially toxic and may ...
Synura algae, with an odor and taste similar to cucumber, was already blamed during the sunny, warm summer of 2018. Levesque said Wednesday ...
'Battle of curiosity' stops Taranaki councillors tackling algae ... Surfers and hapu in coastal Taranaki say they are horrified at an algae bloom that is ...
“While we can't treat the blue-green algae at Lake Charlegrark...we'll continue to monitor the lake and will update our advice once it has naturally ...
For some Canberrans, the lingering childhood memories of seeing blue-algae warning signs by the water overpowers the NCA's approval that the ...
Lee Health's board will discuss Southwest Florida's toxic algae crisis at its Thursday meeting. A water quality workshop is the fourth agenda item of the ...
We also ruled out an algae bloom initially," Seriva said. “But today, we took some more samples in the Trailer Estates and what we found is a live ...
THE slow running Murray River which has contributed to a spread of blue-green algae at Mildura is not enough to raise concerns about an outbreak of ...
1/15/2019
"We also have massive amounts of green algae growing on the rocks on the reefs at every single river mouth. It's just disgusting." The Okato local said ...
Aqua Enviro, a leading environmental consultancy firm has secured a project funding to study beneficial use of algae biomass cultivated during ...
This created ideal conditions for blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) to grow, and it "bloomed" out of control. But it wasn't the algae that killed the fish.
Algal (algae) blooms, are large concentrations of aquatic micro-organisms, such as protozoans and unicellular algae and are commonly refereed to as ...
A report prepared by Environment Southland, shows the amount of macro algae in the estuary, had increased substantially over the last 20 years.
RBC | The White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts office announced last Friday that the County USGS Algae Study Technical Advisory ...
The top Daphnia fed on a nutritious green algae. She is larger and has several embryos in her brood chamber but is infected with a virulent fungal ...
"If we reduce the intensity and severity of those blue-green algae blooms, we don't have to worry so much about toxins in the lake while people are ...
1/14/2019
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Environmental engineers have discovered that Chlorella vulgaris, a single-celled fresh water algae species, effectively ...
Health warnings have been issued for two North Canterbury rivers following the discovery of potentially toxic algal blooms. Blue-green algae (benthic ...
"However, over the past few days there has been visual observation of algae scums on some shorelines," the council explained in a statement.
Lake Bolac Caravan Park owners want a solution to blue-green algae ... THE owners of the Lake Bolac Caravan are sick of blue-green algae in the ...
It feels like Australia has been here before – algae blooms are not uncommon in these rivers. In 1992, the Darling suffered the world's largest toxic ...
The trigger for the recent deaths is said to be a change in temperatures and an algal bloom that took out large volumes of oxygen from the water, but ...
Aqua Enviro have secured a project to investigate beneficial use of algae grown as part of a wastewater tertiary treatment process. UNITED KINGDOM ...
Ron DeSantis a quick victory in his campaign to prevent another summer of gooey algae on the region's coasts. The governor last Thursday asked for ...
Backing up his rhetoric with action, the new governor has made it clear that tackling green algae and Red Tide, expanding and conserving drinking ...
Last week, the governor called for $2.5 billion for Everglades restoration and combatting red tide and blue-green algae across the state. He also ...
In addition to the problem of the algae releasing toxins which are harmful to ... the plentiful phosphorous in the waterbody, and the algae persisted.
Scientists have identified leaky septic tanks as a contributor to environmental disasters like blue-green algae outbreaks and red tide that plagued ...
Speakers at the meeting raised issues including pervasive and unpleasant odours from the lake, blue-green algae blooms and failure by the council to ...
Private septic systems were never intended to handle commercial amounts of wastewater. The Whitefish chain had an unusual algae bloom in 2018.
LEVELS of blue-green algae in the Murray River between Lock 11 and the Chaffey Bridge have intensified, prompting further high alerts to river users.
BRUNSWICK — Over the decades, two things seem to have held true about Brunswick's Maquoit Bay: It is vital ground for the area's shellfish ...
Detroit Lake was infected last summer with a harmful algae bloom, contaminating Salem's main drinking water source and leaving tens of thousands ...
1/13/2019
Low water conditions and the heat may also have encouraged an algae bloom that starves the fish of oxygen and produce toxins. "We do expect to ...
THE Peel Harvey Estuary in Coodanup has been described as an “algae-filled mess” plagued with “scum” and “stinking black mush.” Coodanup ...
The finger has been pointed at drought, algae and the federal government for the death of over a million fish along the Darling River, but who or what ...
In a Jan. 3 op-ed column, Gov. Ron DeSantis pledged to keep his campaign promises on a number of issues, not the least of which is the environment.
A tri-colored heron wades in an algal bloom along the wall at the Franklin Locks in Alva on Monday 6/25/2018. An algal bloom has pushed up against ...
TESTING will continue on the Murray River this morning for potentially toxic blue-green algae after a red alert was issued on Friday from Lock 11 to the ...
1/12/2019
Thad Altman, R-Merritt Island, whose Brevard County district was plagued by “brown tide” last spring and summer, an algae bloom which caused ...
Rob Portman, R-Ohio, that preserves the federal government's role in fighting harmful algal blooms, such as the one in Lake Erie. The programs ...
... against the enemies of red tide and toxic algae that fouled both coasts. ... establish a blue-green algae task force to focus on the issue and appoint a ...
The Tasman District Council (TDC) issued a warning ahead of the weekend saying levels of toxic algae in the lower Wai-iti and Waimea rivers were "a ...
Appearing in areas hit hard by outbreaks of toxic algae and red tide, DeSantis said he was fulfilling a campaign pledge to “take action” to address the ...
1/11/2019
Excess nitrogen and phosphorus in water, both fertilizers generated by animal waste, cause algae to grow faster than ecosystems can handle, and ...
Hatchery workers this week finished disinfecting the hatch house's entire water system and abandoned portions of the hatch house where the algae ...
Florida's elected officials are already setting their sights on algae. Newly sworn-in Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order on Jan. 10 in Bonita ...
“When you're putting nitrates and phosphates in the water, you have to be fueling some kind of the algae,” Andre said. “We lost all our business.”.
In nearly 40 samples taken from Sarasota waters, only nine of them did not contain traces of K. brevis algae, officials said. The samples ranged from ...
“I want to thank the president for signing this common-sense legislation into law so that harmful algae doesn't continue to threaten our tourism, fishing ...
Florida's officials are already setting their sights on algae. Newly sworn-in Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order Thursday in Bonita ...
He has issued an executive order that seeks $2.5 billion in the next four years to combat red tide and blue-green algae blooms and to restore the ...
The algae clogged water surrounding Florida during the summer and autumn was an image crisis that Governor Ron DeSantis wants to change by ...
Those pollutants have triggered invasions of unwanted algae smothering aquatic grasses, displacing fish and wildlife, and leaving dull slimes on ...
On Thursday, Desantis signed an executive order to tackle the myriad environmental problems facing the state from toxic algae to sea level rise to ...
We wanted to start simple and see how deep we could find red urchins and the drifting algae they usually eat. Urchins are at the base of the food ...
The Finnish Environment Institute Syke says that in early January, it received several notifications of blue-green colored ice and algae in the cold ...
During the height of this past summer's toxic algae bloom, a team of researchers from Florida Gulf Coast University took water samples from the Gulf of ...
Particularly of interest to DOE are the following topic areas: Outdoor Algae Research; Biomass Characteristics and Feedstock Performance; and ...
The Blue-Green Algae Task Force introduced in the plans will specifically focus on how to mitigate and address that form of algae, while the ...
... a water quality task force to target the state's blue-green algae problem, exacerbated by polluted storm water runoff coming from sugarcane farms.
A HIGH alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae has been issued for the Murray River from Lock 11 to the Chaffey Bridge including the Mildura ...
1/10/2019
Greg Tarr from Brandon Grammar School, Cork, built a reactor to convert algae into a relatively clean form of crude oil. However, his reactor has one ...
Dog owners and swimmers across the Wellington region are being warned to look out for toxic algae in their local river. A piece of algae the size of a ...
He started by signing an executive order to dramatically increase funding for the Everglades, algae research, and a ban on hydraulic fracking.
The order puts $2.5 billion towards Everglades restoration, empowers two separate task forces on toxic algae and establishes an office dedicated to ...
Anglers are known for their tall tales — and this one about a 100-year-old Aussie cod is, well, a little fishy. The claim stems from a video — shared ...
Congressman Francis Rooney Wednesday night introduced bipartisan legislation to amend the Stafford Act to include algal blooms under "major ...
DeSantis's order creates a state task force to study toxic algae outbreaks, saying: “This task force should identify priority projects for funding that are ...
Anglers are known for their tall tales — and this one about a 100-year-old Aussie cod is, well, a little fishy. The claim stems from a video — shared ...
Outbreaks of algae have killed up to a million fish in the Murray Darling Basin over the last two weeks. The phenomena of "algae blooms", when the ...
The government is blaming an ecological disaster that led to mass fish deaths in the Murray-Darling Basin on the state's drought, despite farmers ...
TCPalm has made it a crusade to advocate for the admirable cause of water quality in Florida. That is great and I fully concur with that goal.
1/9/2019
Toxic algae blooms are once again threatening Waikato's waterways as people head to lakes and rivers to cool off from the summer heatwave.
Red tides can cause economic ruin, too: Stone crab season in Florida is severely suffering, all because of the toxic algae that has worked its way up ...
River-goers have been urged not use the Hay Weir Pool in the Murrumbidgee River after a red alert for Blue-green algae was issued on Wednesday.
Buckingham blamed the blue green algae bloom, which suffocated huge quantities of aquatic life in the region, on mismanagement of the river system ...
The fish died over the weekend after a cold snap killed blue-green algae in the river, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported. As the algae ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (FOX 13) - People living on Harbor Isle Lake in St. Pete are frustrated with the city over lack of plans to fix an algae bloom in ...
Brian Lapointe, a research professor at the Fort Pierce branch of Florida Atlantic University, called the concept of curtailing toxic blue-green algae ...
Red tide, and blue-green algae or cyanobacteria, have been on the minds of many Southwest Florida coastal residents lately. Dr. Bill Mitsch, a ...
The Red Tide algae bloom that floated away from shore around Thanksgiving has popped back up near the beaches of Sarasota and Manatee ...
A new law put in place aims to help business owners in Florida who could be affected by algae blooms. The “Federal Do No Harm Act” was put into ...
Blue-green algae this week killed up to one million fish in a disaster the government blames on drought, but farmers are adamant the draining the ...
1/8/2019
The putrid green algae blooms and red tides that choked much of the life out of long stretches of Florida rivers and coastal waters in recent months ...
Hundreds of dead perch were discovered floating along the banks of the Darling River – victims of a "dirty, rotten green" algae bloom spreading in the ...
Townsville City Council said naturally occurring algal blooms had been detected at Balgal Beach, Alma Bay and Peterson Creek in Geoffrey Bay.
NSW Primary Industries and Regional Water Minister Niall Blair has received death threats after up to a million fish were killed in a devastating algal ...
ALMOST a million fish died in outback Australia, with the government blaming the mass death on a toxic algae bloom due to changing weather ...
"The blue-green algae will take over each stretch of the 600km river and it will kill billions of fish. It's a collapsing ecosystem." The Menindee Lakes ...
Fisheries and Regional Water Minister Niall Blair travelled to Menindee, near Broken Hill, on Wednesday to investigate the algal blooms responsible ...
There are calls for the Queensland government to do something about an algal bloom that's threatening one of North Queensland's premier tourist ...
This past year several parts of the Florida coast suffered greatly from the effects of the Red Ride algae blooms - a season of suffering so bad and ...
But all that has started to change as Anna Atkins and her three-volume tome Photographs of British Algae (1843) are finally getting the attention they ...
The designation authorizes federal funding in response to toxic algae that has a detrimental impact on the economy, environment or public health.
Authorities are blaming the mass death on a toxic algae bloom due to changing weather conditions. It's the second incident of mass fish death along ...
Bipartisan legislation from U.S. Rep. Brian Mast and former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson that secures federal funding to combat harmful algal blooms has ...
Brian Mast and former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson which secures federal funding to combat harmful algal blooms has now been signed into law by President ...
Farther downstream you begin to see the thin strands of dark brown algae in the water, undulating with the current like the hair on a swimmer's head.
“BUREAUCRATIC nonsense” is unfolding on North Queensland's tourism haven Magnetic Island as the stench from rotting algae worsens. The State ...
Hundreds of thousands of fish have died in outback Australia, with the government blaming the mass death on a toxic algae bloom due to changing ...
1/7/2019
The immediate cause of the fish kill - the fourth in the state in recent months - was the sudden death of much of the blue-green algae that had been ...
The Barwon Regional Algal Coordinating Committee (Barwon-RACC) today announced that the previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) ...
With a large amount of algae in the river system, rapid changes in weather conditions can cause the aquatic plant to die. When this happens and the ...
While the odor caused by a harmless algae has now dissipated, Levesque said Auburn and Lewiston should study whether to build a filtration plant.
Media release: A further release of fresh water into the River Torrens starts today (Friday 4 January) as part of the annual program to control algal ...
“In both cases it's when the algal bloom has been disrupted. ... in the water temperature at the weekend killed much of the algae in the river system.
He said that, in previous administrations, the governor requested assistance from the executive branch in cleaning up harmful algal blooms and those ...
An algae bloom called red tide has returned for a rare winter appearance. In the waters off Fort Myers, a way of life is threatened. "I keep sticking with it ...
Up to a million fish have died along a 40-kilometre stretch of the Darling River in far west New South Wales, in an event the State Government has ...
Nearly $3 million in grants is being offered through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in hopes of reducing algae blooms. Local soil and water ...
Florida Fish & Wildlife released their newest map showing high concentrations of the toxic algae bloom along Lido Key and Siesta Key, as well as 2.5 ...
There were no traces of the algae in any of the 13 water samples collected, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's ...
Water authorities say the mass fish deaths from blue-green algae are specific to NSW, which has been hit hard by the drought, and will not affect SA.
The NSW government is investigating the cause and extent of "shocking" algal bloom events in the state's far west that may have killed a million or ...
1/6/2019
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ALGAE monitoring is being stepped up in the Gippsland Lakes as the weather warms and the conditions for growth become more favourable.
14 meeting of the USGS-led Algae Study Technical Advisory Group (TAG). Representatives from some 13 local, state and federal government ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Manatee deaths went up in 2018, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The state reported a ...
1/5/2019
We need to work together to solve many of the problems facing Chautauqua Lake, including excessive weed growth and algae blooms, for both ...
Money targets algae, erosion and wastewater treatment in fighting pollution in Ontario County and the surrounding region. Numerous water projects ...
Here's an interesting way in which a problem is helping to solve itself. Algal bloom — toxic plants that grow in water in hot weather — feed off of ...
1/4/2019
River warning for canine homeowners as poisonous algae sighted ... Dog owners in some regions are being warned to watch out for toxic algae in ...
Blue-green algae found in drought-stricken Murrurundi's dam ... TESTS have revealed blue-green algae bacteria in Murrurundi's dwindling water ...
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — Scientists can't get an updated status on the harmful algae bloom called red tide and its impact along the Gulf Coast.
With toxic algae blooms regularly hurting the health and economy of a growing state, the last thing Florida needs is a federal rollback of water ...
Parents and dog owners in Marlborough have been warned to take extra care around the region's streams after toxic algae was spotted.
There wasn't a trace of the Karenia brevis algae that causes red tide in any of the 13 water samples officials collected from local waters in the past ...
Algae blooms were a major issue in the area this year due in part to the longstanding drought. Luttjohan says "dry hot conditions are more likely to ...
Widespread red tide algae blooms proved devastating for Florida's manatees in 2018, helping boost the total number of manatee deaths statewide to ...
In Marlborough, council staff have spotted high concentrations of algae in parts of the Omaka and Wairau rivers. Warning signs have been placed at ...
"Blue-green algae, droughts, fish kills, loss of tourism and economic revenue and jobs; it doesn't matter if you're a Democrat or a Republican or an ...
MOSES LAKE — Solutions. That's what everyone who gathered on Dec. 19 to talk about the blue-green algae blooms that plagued the lake late last ...
However, Friday's storms could help improve conditions and winds turning out of the North could blow that algae offshore. Experts believe the majority ...
1/2/2019
"Additionally this year we're suggesting that if they had some impact on their business from the red tide or the algae, that it is vitally important that they ...
The algal bloom of Noctiluca scintillans, commonly known as sea sparkle, seen at night at Bells Beach in November. Photo: JONATHON SPITERI.
Moreton Bay Regional Council first discovered the Trichodesmium blooms (also known as blue-green algae) along Redcliffe and Scarborough ...
The toxic algae phormidium has been sighted in Hawea River, upstream of Camphill Road bridge. Phormidium and an increasing number of other ...
BEIJING, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Algae blooms may accelerate the release of arsenic, a toxic substance that pollutes freshwater, according to a recent ...
1/1/2019
After weeks of Elsewick's canal off Savona Parkway being full of thick blue-green algae in the summer, he found a fix. He created an aeration system ...
12/31/2018
Luginbill, of Dimondale near Lansing, has owned the home since 2009 and said he's never seen an algae bloom or weeds like what he saw over the ...
ELBERTA — Betsie Bay is recovering from a broken sewer line that discharged more than a million gallons of raw sewage into the water over several ...
12/30/2018
“This lock has been keeping algae from getting into the south west cape canals since this algae problem has started,” Matthew Marshall.
Bob Wasno dives, fishes and works in and around the Estero Bay area and the Gulf of Mexico. But a nasty red tide that's lingered along the coast for ...
Scientists have linked over a dozen dolphin deaths off Florida to a toxic algal bloom that has persisted in the Gulf of Mexico for over a year.
12/28/2018
TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — The most recent FWC red tide report shows the toxic algae that's killed tons of fish along with hundreds of dolphins, turtles ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The DEC announced that $100 million will be used to fight harmful algae blooms and improve the water quality in the state.
“So, we get a large amount of algae produced, that algae dies and when it decomposes it takes away the oxygen. What we're doing is growing algae, ...
Algae blooms can be caused by eutrophication – water pollution caused by excessive plant nutrients from agricultural practices. It can also deteriorate ...
12/27/2018
Releases from Lake Okeechobee and watershed pollution fueled toxic blue-green algae blooms in local waterways. Sales tax referendums passed in ...
Once again, blue-green algae plagued the St. Lucie River. Business owners lost money. RELATED: State of emergency declared over blue-green ...
A federal researcher says farm runoff from the Mississippi River is a factor in damaging algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico. This year Florida saw one ...
The abstraction periscopes are now within the algae zone as shown by the high ingress of algae and fish into the treatment works. This then requires ...
The algae project is far from a one-off, by the way. For all of President* Trump's blustering about fossil fuels, the US Department of Energy is still ...
12/26/2018
Dehradun: An Israeli trade delegation on Wednesday met CM Trivendra Singh Rawat and offered to set up Algae and Cannabis farms in Uttarakhand.
The central Iowa town of Slater will be the first city in the state to try a new wastewater treatment process that uses algae to remove ammonia as well ...
Dr. James Sullivan of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in Fort Pierce is finding new algae in the lagoon, species never seen before causing ...
Throw in the human-made algae blooms caused by polluted outflows that start inland and that carries the problems of pollution and harmful algae to ...
Each year, pollutants like phosphorous feed a massive algae bloom that sucks up all the oxygen, killing off fish and other organisms. Because streams ...
12/23/2018
There are fresh fears of more mass fish deaths in waterways in far western New South Wales after another red alert for blue-green algae was issued.
Swimmers, fishers and other recreational water users are being advised to avoid the Murrumbidgee River near Hay Weir Buoy following an outbreak ...
12/20/2018
WASHINGTON - New legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives could give areas affected by algae blooms access to federal aid.
ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)-- "Last year, each of 11 finger lakes experienced toxic algae outbreaks that area threat to human health and also a huge threat to ...
While red tide blooms do not originate in the same manner as blue-green algae blooms, our scientists feel very strongly about the fact that the ...
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. — Thursday's severe weather is a reminder of what can cause Lake Okeechobee discharges. SPECIAL COVERAGE: ...
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to ensure the Trump administration fully funds all programs to crack down on algal ...
The Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2017 was included in the legislation passed Thursday by Congress, ...
A bill that would help communities affected by algae blooms has been sent to the president for his signature. The bill would authorize NOAA and the ...
The algae bloom that spread across much of Lake Okeechobee during the summer of 2016 was caused by fertilizer runoff from north of the lake and ...
Water tests conducted during the past week in Southwest Florida seem to bolster some scientists' suspicion that red tide — that annoying algae that ...
A great new year's resolution for the Army Corps of Engineers would be to not discharge any Lake Okeechobee water to the St. Lucie River in 2019.
Algae levels at Rangitikei's Dudding Lake have dropped massively - just in time for the holiday season. The lake is just off SH3, between Bulls and ...
A sailboat travels through the algae-infested water of the C-44 Canal on Thursday in Martin County. Since June 1, about 25 billion gallons of Lake ...
John Kasich's plan to create new regulations on thousands of farms in a bid to reduce fertilizer and manure feeding Lake Erie's sometimes toxic algae ...
The study, published in PLOS ONE, finds that microscopic algae known as diatoms, that are unique to the lake, have been declining rapidly as the ...
It's not an increase in litter, just an extremely ugly native algae that's built up in the river right now, and one with an equally gross name: rock snot.
12/19/2018
Ophthalmia Dam has been closed after the detection of high levels of cyanobacteria, which is capable of producing “microcystin” a harmful algal toxin.
Wagga City Council is still advising against the use of Lake Albert after test results received on Thursday showed high levels of faecal bacteria.
The continued perception that DEC regulated-, inspected- and approved-CAFO farm operations are the leading contributing factor in harmful algal ...
"The discharges harm protected marine species like sea turtles and Florida manatees and trigger toxic algae blooms that limit use of waterways and ...
Sixty-one members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter asking the Trump administration to fund projects to stop harmful algae ...
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is expecting more mass fish deaths with a blue-green algae bloom blamed for 10,000 dead fish in the ...
Florida environmentalists on Wednesday threatened to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over plans to continue flushing dirty water from Lake ...
An unusually long toxic algae bloom, also known as the red tide, is likely to blame for a shortage of stone crabs (a popular delicacy during the holiday ...
The discharges have wreaked unprecedented havoc on the rivers and their estuaries in 2018, coating waterways with toxic blue-green algae and ...
Officials also say no fish died from the algae bloom over the past week. ... The rest of southwest Florida shows no sign of the harmful algae bloom.
Mote Marine CEO requests $3 million a year to fund a nonprofit research consortium to address the toxic algae. After more than a year of red tide ...
... the harmful algae bloom when they convene in Tallahassee in March. ... years to determine if they are failing and leaching algae-feeding pollution.
The water, polluted by agricultural waste, sewage, manure and fertilizer runoff, sparks green slime toxic algae that kills marine life, makes people sick, ...
The discharges likely help drive the catastrophic “Red Tide” algae blooms killing Florida's coastal wildlife. The groups are challenging the U.S. Army ...
Scientists have been studying toxic algae blooms for a lot longer. What we call red tide is just one variety of Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB). The organism ...
12/18/2018
Water is also monitored for blue-green algae/cyanobacteria. It should be avoided if there are more than 1.8 cubic millimetres of toxic algae per litre, ...
Meanwhile the lingering Red Tide algae bloom has been blamed for the deaths of 207 manatees this year. Of those 91 have been conclusively linked ...
“Summer I saw blue-green algae on the river side of the lock and there's no algae reported on the other side of the lock,” she said. She and others ...
The runoff then leads to growth of toxic algae in waterways. According to Jay Martin, professor of ecological engineering at Ohio State, models for ...
After months of widespread red tide infestation along Florida's coast, the noxious algae bloom is giving much of the state a break. Florida wildlife ...
12/17/2018
Last week, the Slater City Council selected Ames-based company, Gross-Wen Technologies (GWT), to install its algae-based process technology at ...
One pound of phosphorus can grow 500 pounds of algae, said Anna Bosch, watershed project manager with MPC. And too much algae shades out ...
He exposed stone crabs to the toxic algae for an extended period and found that not only did their mortality increase, but also that high concentrations ...
Mayfield said the DOE and others are investing in novel manufacturing methods for bio-based products and markets, including algae-based polymers ...
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $2 million grant to a group of UC San Diego biologists to research plastic polymers based on algae.
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $2 million grant to a group of UC San Diego biologists to research plastic polymers based on algae that ...
UCSD researchers plan to use algae platforms to produce a monomer used in polyurethane polymers with the goal of developing cost-effective ...
12/16/2018
MOSES LAKE — State and local officials will be meeting this Wednesday, Dec. 19, to begin talks on what to do about blue-green algae blooms on ...
Bad news for those wishing to cool-off in the Murrumbidgee River before Christmas, as Red Alert level warning for Blue-green algae has been issued ...
HIGH: Maude weir Buoy and Redbank weir Buoy in the Murrumbidgee Region were classified with the high alert on the weekend. Picture: Anthony ...
Dudding Lake could "flip" into one dominated by potentially toxic algae within two months to two years, Horizons Regional Council natural resources ...
The blue-green algae, which grows when stagnant warm waters get ... exposed stone crabs to the toxic algae for an extended period and found that ...
12/15/2018
TALLAHASSEE — Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis plans to move quickly on toxic algae and water-quality issues and filling three Florida Supreme Court ...
Palma Sola resident Denice Grubb feels the effects of the harmful algae bloom, as well. She doesn't believe the water is safe and wonders about the ...
Officials say a buildup of algae and failing equipment allowed silt and debris into the hatchery's water supply. Officials say the loss represents about 15 ...
12/14/2018
Algae overload and an aging Cole Rivers Hatchery infrastructure are being blamed for the deaths of 360,000 Rogue River spring chinook salmon ...
None of the statewide samples collected this week showed high concentrations of the Karenia brevis algae that causes red tide. Of the 14 samples ...
12/13/2018
Council is continuing to test equipment for aeration and water circulation to determine whether they are effective in reducing blue-green algae blooms ...
“Phosphorus is one of the nutrients that fuels green toxic algae,” Rinaman said.” So we're seeing toxic algae outbreaks in areas we've never seen it ...
... off the Suncoast, no high concentrations were found and only two sites in Manatee and Sarasota counties had medium concentrations of the algae.
These harmful algae blooms not only affect humans who ingest the shellfish who feed on the algae, but marine life as well. In Alaska, this is affecting ...
12/12/2018
Dam dry: A weather event could spell disaster for fish stocks at Keepit Dam as nutrient rich water could result in algae blooms and a fish kill.
“Normally this type of algae will get washed away by the tide or rot quickly, some will be removed by beach cleans but it is naturally occurring and very ...
Scientists might soon start tracking phosphorus levels entering Lake Erie in a different way, with the hope that it leads to plans for farmers to reduce ...
Algal blooms have popped up all over the world over the past few years, threatening ecosystems and human health. While most blooms are harmless, ...
When algae blooms first appeared in Guatemala's Lake Atitlan in 2009, its more than 200,000 residents were shocked, says Africa Flores, a native of ...
Following a series of devastating algae blooms that have fouled water bodies across Florida, a Bradenton lawmaker is reviving a proposal to inspect ...
Leaky septic tanks help feed harmful algae blooms such as red tide. ... Following a series of devastating algae blooms that have fouled waterbodies ...
Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and desalination: a guide to impacts, monitoring and management. Corporate author: IOC [5043]. Person as author:.
The town has been pushing to address the excessive phosphorus conditions in the pond because of severe algae blooms and fish kills that have ...
By preventing bioengineered microalgae from growing outside the lab, researchers have reduced the risk of the genetically modified organisms ...
12/11/2018
Last summer, visitors to the Illinois River near Illini State Park were warned to stay away from the water because of a spike in dangerous algae.
Lingering live algae cells on Lake Erie floor jumpstart harmful algal blooms ... Legacy cyanobacteria cells (also called bluegreen algae), which can ...
Navitsky has also collected algae samples during the summer months and has found that organic pollution — meaning pollution from human waste ...
... includes important reforms that will better leverage conservation funding to protect sources of drinking water and reduce harmful toxic algae blooms.
... physically through the reduction of sea ice, and biologically through reductions in wildlife populations and introduction of marine toxins and algae.
The City of Cape Town has advised the public that contrary to what has been reported the naturally-occurring algal blooms along False Bay's coastline ...
12/10/2018
The study focused on diatoms, single-celled algae that live inside glass shells and are one of the most bountiful groups of phytoplankton. A secret of ...
Scientists say Dudding Lake in Rangitikei may become one of New Zealand's most polluted lakes – possibly in a few months – if nothing is done.
Hunter Water has reported that low levels of blue green algae in Chichester ... “The presence of blue green algae is not uncommon, and is generally ...
The city is going au naturale in its bid to vanquish algael blooms from Lake Hugh Muntz once and for all. The Mermaid Waters lake is closed this week ...
Officials believe red tide is likely behind the death of more than 22 bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncates) that washed up dead on Southwest Florida ...
In the interim, Mast, whose Treasure Coast district suffers from the near-annual and toxic algae outbreaks, said DeSantis' immediate actions as the ...
First, the feces from abandoned pet ducks created a massive algae problem. Once the algae was under control, the invasive grasses took over.
12/9/2018
Five projects have been picked to help combat phosphorus runoff in Lake Erie and the Thames River in an effort to stem the growth of harmful algae ...
She's watched for years as algae blooms plagued the coast, but between human contributions and climate change the issue seems to have gotten ...
One parent's decision to shame his daughter on social media drew mixed responses, Florida is struggling with major toxic algae blooms, the only ...
Colleen Gill walks the beaches in Naples, Florida regularly, a scarf or mask covering her mouth and armed with a camera and cell phone. For months ...
Each year, the algae plaques the lake with green scum. In July, Gov. John Kasich issued an executive order that would designate eight watersheds ...
12/8/2018
With general manager and assistant coach Nik Fattey running the bench, the Buffalo Beauts defeated the Connecticut Whale, 3-1, Saturday night at ...
COLUMBUS — With warmer temperatures and increased rainfall due to climate change, there will likely be more “prolonged occurrences of ...
With warmer temperatures and increased rainfall due to climate change, there will likely be more “prolonged occurrences of low-oxygen 'dead zones'” ...
KAILUA-KONA — Perils for Hawaii's marine environments manifest in myriad forms. A record stretch of global coral bleaching between 2014-17, ...
The effects of A. erecta, the suspected type of new algae, remain unknown, but researchers believe it may have a similar impact on coral reefs as its ...
12/7/2018
((Banner: University of Maryland researchers are testing an algae-based system that can remove excess nutrients contained in runoff wastewater ...
This is what led to the disastrously toxic blue-green algae and red tide explosion that occurred this year. If we don't do something to make it better, ...
Separation curtains have been installed in the lower Vasse River in a fresh push to understand the river's annual algal blooms. City of Busselton ...
12/6/2018
Swimming has been banned in Lake Tuggeranong due to extreme blue-green algae levels in the lake, with health experts warning of the effects of the ...
While I was there, the Florida media was full of stories about how the state was confronting a “toxic algae” crisis. These toxic outbreaks, exacerbated ...
But the council's water spokesman Barry Gilliland issued a warning saying the blue green algae density in the lake exceeded recreational guideline ...
Were you around toxic blue-green algae this summer? If you breathed it in, it not only got into your nose and mouth — it likely got deep into your lungs, ...
There are four groups of algae: red, brown, green (the most common one) and blue-green algae (ever heard of spirulina?). Asian countries have been ...
12/5/2018
It has been more than a month since city officials first responded to the issue, which Hazelton has said is tied to a specific type of algae resulting from a ...
John Heidemann and I, who monitor local dolphins under federal permit, were still encountering dolphins in our study area by the end of September.
Bethune-Cookman University students are working on a project that could help reduce some of the harmful algal blooms that plague the Florida ...
When levels of toxic algae, known as "blooms", rapidly increase in lakes and waterways, the effects are ecologically disastrous. Current models of ...
MEEKER | The next White River Algae Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14 from 1-4 p.m. at the Sheriff's Training ...
Red tide is still plaguing coastal areas in Collier and Lee counties, but the outbreak is patchy and weaker than it was a few weeks ago. The Florida ...
But, it's still unclear as to how much of an impact airborne particles from the harmful algal bloom had on people breathing them in. For the rest of the ...

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