Tag » Cyanobacteria

When is a law not a law? The sponsor responds

A couple days ago I wrote about the saga of Act 86, which requires constant monitoring of Lake Champlain for blue-green algae blooms, but actually accomplishes nothing in the real world. 345 kata lagi


When is a law not a law?

A philosophical question triggered by a specific actuality: a new law intended to inform the public about toxic algae blooms is pretty much a sham. 452 kata lagi

Burlington Free Press

It's Not Somebody Else's Problem -- It's Mine, and It's Yours, Too

We’ve been living here in the Sunshine State for about three months. Most of our boxes are unpacked (except in the garage — don’t look in the garage!) and we even have some photos hanging on the walls. 1.352 kata lagi

Blue-green algae bloom advisory issued for Hawrelak Park Lake

Alberta Health Services issued a blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory Friday afternoon for Hawrelak Park Lake, after the bacteria was detected in the Edmonton lake. 381 kata lagi


A bigger splash …

This post continues my occasional series on insignificant black or dark brown spots on submerged stones (see “Both sides now …” for another recent episode).  585 kata lagi

Harmful Algae Rapidly Adapting to Earth's Rising Carbon dioxide Levels

Evolution is causing animals and plants to adapt to environment stress in ways previously unheard of. Take for example, the recent finding by scientists at University of Amsterdam, who found that… 501 kata lagi


From phys.org: "Better understanding of light harvesting may benefit agriculture"


August 5, 2016
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Credit: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)

Research at ANSTO has helped to reveal insights into a molecular mechanism for harvesting light in extreme conditions. 880 kata lagi

Applied Research & Technology