Algae
How coral bleaching threatens Caribbean communities  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A new study uses environmental, socioeconomic and management data from 30 Caribbean islands to identify which communities may be most at risk from the social and ecological effects of coral bleaching, which occurs when warm water... more
What's really feeding Long Island's destructive brown tides?  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory may have found a new strategy to limit the growth of an algae species called Aureococcus anophagefferens, which at high densities can result in devastating... more
Biocolonizer species are putting the conservation of the granite at Machu Picchu at risk  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The UPV/EHU's IBeA research group has used a non-destructive methodology to determine the role of specific algae, lichens, mosses and... more
The smallest skeletons in the marine world observed in 3-D by synchrotron techniques  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Coccolithophores are microscopic marine algae that use carbon dioxide to grow, and release carbon dioxide when they create their miniature calcite shells.... more
Biocolonizer species are putting the conservation of the granite at Machu Picchu at risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A research group has used a non-destructive methodology to determine the role of specific algae, lichens, mosses, cyanobacteria, etc. that... more
Researchers show that corals adapt photosynthetic rates to prevailing environmental conditions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Similar to forests on land, the most important source of energy for tropical shallow water coral reefs is light. Photosynthetic algae, called zooxanthellae, live within the... more
The curious link between brain diseases and blue-green algae  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A scientific breakthrough intended to help boost the yields of food crops—such as wheat, cowpeas and cassava—might also improve understanding of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's that could one day... more
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