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primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves

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The agreement includes research to determine suitable algae strains for production of algal products dedicated to long-term carbon sequestration, The Peninsula reports
based, quality-focused ingredients supplier with deep algal experience and flexible delivery capabilities.
The company has been working on the development of an algal species, creating culture conditions that meet these requirements and allows for the economical production of an all-natural, vegan source of high-quality omega-3 oils.
It is ideal for quick indicative compliance checks of the ballast water regulation for living algal organisms in the 10-50[micro]m size class.
Algal blooms are a worldwide environmental problem-causing human and animal health risks, fish kills, and taste and odor in drinking water.
Sustainability, Environment and Conservation Minister Ian Hunter said the Torrens Lake presents a challenge during summer when blue green algal blooms can result in lake closures for public health reasons, affecting many recreational activities.
The water used for this supply comes from Inchiquin Lake, where algal bloom has arisen due to dry weather and reduced water levels.
By studying these signatures, researchers can improve their ability to remotely identify the biochemical properties of an algal bloom and predict when and where they will form.
In Texas, which has battled blue-green algae problems at several of its lakes, Terry Clawson, the spokesman for the state's Commission on Environmental Quality, said surface water data has "not demonstrated levels of algal toxins that show any cause for alarm.
Humans are exposed to algal toxins in three primary ways: when we drink contaminated water, when we eat fish or shellfish in which toxins have accumulated, and when we inhale aerosolized toxins.
Illnesses including skin rashes, eye irritation, vomiting, diarrhoea and fever have occurred in people who have swallowed or swam through algal scum.
Muscat: An international conference on the impact of harmful algal blooms (HABs), commonly called ' red tides ' on desalination plants, kicked off in Muscat on Wednesday.
Muscat, Apr 17 (ONA) The international conference on the impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), commonly called "red tides" on desalination plants, was concluded at the Muscat Intercontinental Hotel today.
Dubai: The Ministry of Environment and Water has monitored the presence of algal bloom or overgrowth of microscopic marine plants in the country's territorial waters overlooking the Arabian Gulf, off Ras Al Khaimah's territorial coasts.
London, July 5 ( ANI ): The algal bloom in China has turned the Yellow Sea into green, the cause of which has been attributed to agricultural and industrial pollution.