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Native Algae Species Is To Blame For 'Rock Snot' Blooms In Rivers Worldwide
2014-05-08 03:00:48

The recent blooms of the freshwater algae known as "rock snot" on river bottoms worldwide are caused by a native species responding to changing environmental conditions rather than by accidental introductions by fishermen or the emergence of a new genetic strain as widely believed

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2011-06-03 10:59:35

Scientists discover how "Didymo" algae bloom in pristine waters with few nutrients.

2008-07-30 15:00:40

BILL ENGLISH's comment on Wednesday (July 23) on the need for Environment Southland to better report all of the monitoring we do on the rivers of Southland says more about Bill's level of contact with Southland than the way we provide information to the region.

2008-07-21 15:00:35

By Howard Weiss-Tisman, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 21--BRATTLEBORO -- The state took its fight against invasive species in Vermont's waterways to the front line this weekend.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

It's getting creepier by the minute out there. To the nightmare cauldron of invasive species that have made inroads into the state's waters, we now add quagga mussels. The Colorado Division of Wildlife said Tuesday that biologists have found quagga mussel larvae in Lake Granby.

2008-07-12 06:00:00

Didymo, an invasive species also known as 'rock snot,' has been found in the Mad River, a waterway that runs through the heart of Vermont.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.