Océano limo extendiendo rápidamente a través de la Tierra
Australia, Noctiluca scintillans
The work of Stephanie Palmer has proved that with proper calibration remote sensing is a valuable tool not only for water quality assessment but also for algologists.”
Marea roja Australia
The authority sent an alert to farmers on Feb 16 and 17 informing them of elevated plankton levels and advised them to deploy canvas bags, harvest their fish early to cut losses and transfer stock to unaffected areas.
There is no doubt that there is great untapped potential along our coast for greater use of seaweed and for job creation by adding value to the potential harvest there. But it will only benefit our own people if that harvesting and processing is controlled by the communities living there by way of co-operatives or some similar community based approach.
Chile’s worst-ever red tide of toxic algae led the government to declare an emergency zone along the southern coast including Chiloe. The string of islands is best known for its wildlife, stilt houses and historic churches.
Two are caused by dinoflagellate species, Prorocentrum minimum and Kalrodinium veneficum, and the third by cyanobacteria, sometimes called blue-green algae.
The blue-green algae, which has become more prevalent on Lake Havasu in recent years, is potentially toxic and has been known to kill wildlife like ducks that ingest it and, in some cases, in short periods of time, according to research from South Dakota State University, a state that has seen the algae in some of its bodies of water.
The competition's four-year timetable allows for the development, testing and production of a phosphorus-removal technology that's ready to solve a local-to-global environmental problem.