Algae Starting To Bloom

Download this page in PDF format Algae have been making the headlines in the last few weeks, which is definitely a rarely used phrase! Firstly, the Lake Erie freshwater algal bloom has begun in the western end of the lake … Continue reading

Is This The Worst Global Coral Bleaching Event Ever?

Download this page in PDF format It was announced last week that 93% of the Great Barrier Reef has been hit by coral bleaching due to rising sea temperatures from El NiƱo and climate change. We first wrote about the … Continue reading

El NiƱo causing Coral Bleaching

Download this page in PDF format Coral reefs are currently undergoing their third worldwide bleaching event linked to the El NiƱo effect in the last 20 years, and scientists fear this one could be the worst. El NiƱo is the … Continue reading

Ocean Colour Partnership Blooms

Download this page in PDF format Last week NASA, NOAA, USGS and the US Environmental Protection Agency announced a $3.6 million partnership to use satellite data as an early warning system for harmful freshwater algae blooms. An algae bloom refers … Continue reading