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Toxic Algae

Why toxic algae blooms like Florida's are so dangerous to people and wildlife

The Conversation US | Posted 07.20.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By Ernst B. Peebles, University of South Florida Reported cases of algal blooms, when algae grow rapidly from an influx of nutrients in waterways, ha...

'Green News Report' - July 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Toxic algae bloom in South Florida ruins 4th of July for tourism industry...

Sea Lion Seizures, Toxic Algae and the Nightmare Scenario for the Oceans

Derrick Crowe | Posted 08.15.2016 | Green
Derrick Crowe

The danger from climate change is not in some remote future: it's here, it's now, and our generation, not some vague "future generation" is in serious, serious trouble.

One Year After Toledo, Our Waters Still at Risk

Margie Alt | Posted 07.31.2016 | Green
Margie Alt

To prevent problems like this from happening year after year, we need stronger safeguards to crack down on pollution from industrial agriculture. The Ohio legislature last year took the long overdue step of banning application of manure on frozen ground. That's a start.

Oregon Officials Lift Toxic Algae Warning For River

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 2 (Reuters) - The dangerously toxic blue-green algae that for two weeks halted recreation on ...

Lynne Peeples

Toxic Algae Loves Climate Change, And That's Not Good | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

SEATTLE -- Toxic algae blooms appear to be increasing in frequency and intensity around the country, but the full range of their causes -- and their h...

Why Is Lake Erie Under Attack?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Lake Erie is under attack from noxious algae blooms, and the problem only looks likely to get wor...

Potentially-Toxic Algae Bloom The Size Of Germany Spreading Across Baltic Sea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 30 bottles of pre-French Revolution champagne recently recovered from the bottom of the Baltic Sea were a pretty awesome find. But the latest thin...