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Rapid evolution of a calcareous microalgae - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
"Some of the algae lineages in the experiment showed an extremely rapid change in their ecological fitness. We did not expect that to happen," says lead author Dr. Lennart Bach from GEOMAR. The study has been published recently in the international ...

STEM profile: Margaret Spoo-Chupka - The Newark Advocate


The Newark Advocate
A true turning moment, she said, came when her high school guidance counselor encouraged her to attend a marine biology program for gifted students. “This solidified everything,” Spoo-Chupka said. “I was introduced to algae for the first time and I was ...

Australia's biodiversity strategy a global embarrassment, green groups say - The Guardian


The Guardian
The federal government's latest strategy to protect Australian plants and animals facing extinction has been branded “deeply inadequate” and “a global embarrassment” by environment groups. The Sydney Morning Herald revealed that a new 13-page document ...

Harmful Algae Page

North Falmouth - United States

Read about "red tides" and harmful algal blooms that can cause human illness such as paralytic shellfish poisoning and loss of fisheries resources.

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News, FAQ, and reporting tools for bloom events in the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays ecosystems from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

IAEA & Harmful Algal Bloom
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Discuses the use of a nuclear-based scientific technique, called RBA for short, that can measures levels of "red tide" chemicals shellfish might contain.

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Generated by NOAA to provide notification of bloom conditions to state and local coastal managers in the Gulf of Mexico.

CDC: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
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Discusses how HABs, the rapid growth of microscopic algae in water, can endanger public health.

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Texas
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Information on golden alga, red tides, and other harmful algae from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

IOC Harmful Algal Bloom Programme
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Working to foster the effective management of, and scientific research on, harmful algal blooms in order to understand their causes, predict their occurrences, and mitigate their effects.

United States

The HAB Forecasting System provided by NOAA supplies information on the location, extent, and potential for development or movement of harmful algal blooms in the Gulf of Mexico.

Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia: Strengthening the Science
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Record of the 2003 hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives.

NSF 97-49: Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms
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Information about ECOHAB, and interagency research program.