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Ancient cities had toxic pollution, too
The Maya may have dealt with dangerous algal blooms.
Australian wildfires fueled an algae bloom bigger than the continent itself
Smoke spread across the Southern Ocean fed iron to the algae, causing a massive boom.
What is the ‘dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico, and why is it super-sized this year?
Climate change and pollution are creating widespread algal blooms.
Giving legal rights to nature could reduce public health threats like toxic algae
Rights of Nature laws generally are designed to encourage people to rethink their relationship to the environment.
What are algae blooms and why are they bad?
Not all blooms pose the same threats—but all 50 states encounter some kind of harmful algae.
This killer belt of seaweed stretches all the way across the Atlantic
And we finally know why it exists.
What you should know about Florida’s awful algae problem
5 questions answered.
A lake full of algae will wreck more than your summer swimming plans
Algae blooms in lakes and oceans generate pollution that harms people, pets, and the planet.
Deep-sea robots are scoping out the secret origins of algae blooms
“They work everywhere, any time.”
Discarded oyster shells can help us grow food, make cement, and fight climate change
Solutions on the half shell.