Cyanobacteria blooms and toxin production are an urgent contemporary problem in the US and worldwide. Water quality models are important tools for managing these problems, but currently the utility of ... Read More
Cyanobacteria bloom in Maumee Bay, near Toldeo, Ohio, July 2015. Credit: Toldeo Aerial Media. New NCCOS-funded research shows that microbes in the water column may not play a primary role ... Read More
The 2015 Mycotoxins & Phycotoxins Conference, held June 14–19, 2015 at Stonehill College (Easton, Maine) highlighted the latest research on prevention and mitigation of harmful algal blooms by a number ... Read More
From August 12–14, seven of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife-led Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) convened a workshop in Memphis, Tennessee, to improve the allocation of wildlife management actions throughout the ... Read More
Cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms ('cyanoHABs') occur worldwide - causing detrimental effects to ecosystems and local economies - and can produce toxins that pose threats to human health and limit potable ... Read More
National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science-sponsored scientists have discovered that the common bloom-forming, freshwater harmful alga, Microcystis, produces estrogen-like substances that can alter sex hormones in fish, potentially causing feminization ... Read More
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