Algae

fish kill

Toxic Algae Kills Fish, Forces Water Closures At Northwest Creek

Blue-green algae has killed fish and it can make people sick.

08/26/2013

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Scientists Convert Algae To Crude Oil In 60 Seconds

By putting green microalgae under intense pressure and heat, researchers can now create biocrude oil.

11/20/2012

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National Mall Pool Drained After Algae Invasion

The National Park Service has once again drained the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to clean up an algae buildup that formed after a $34 million overhaul.

10/04/2012

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Workers Find Algae Invasion In National Mall Pool

The National Park Service is trying to remove a thick layer of green algae from the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial less than a month after a $34 million overhaul was completed.

09/22/2012

Bay

Heat Wave Affecting Chesapeake Bay

While heat waves like the one we’re currently sweltering in have impacts on land, it’s also being felt on the water.

07/18/2012

green harbor water

Baltimore’s Harbor Turns Green

If you’ve seen the Inner Harbor lately, you may have done a double take. That’s because the water has changed color.

06/29/2012

dead fish

Mahogany Tide Staining Chesapeake Bay, Killing Fish By Thousands

Fish kills in the Chesapeake’s streams and rivers happen, but seldom this early.

05/23/2012

Didymo, Algae, rock snot

Didymo Algae Causing Problems For Trout

Maryland is engaged in a full-time fight against non-native species invading the state, everything from stink bugs to mute swans. One of the biggest challenges is a foreign type of algae and the battleground is footwear.

03/04/2011

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