blue-green algae


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predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll

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Pets should not be allowed to drink from water that contains blue-green algae, nor allowed to lick their fur after swimming in it.
The early signs of blue-green algae exposure are seizures, diarrhea, vomiting, twitching and weakness.
The BVA has spoken of the confirmed presence of blue-green algae in water bodies across the UK, warning owners to look out for symptoms should their dog drink water containing the potentially deadly toxin.
"Contact with blue-green algae can cause adverse medical effects so members of the public are advised to stay away from the water and keep dogs on a lead, avoiding the immediate area.
These are the signs you should look out for if you suspect your dog may have blue-green algae poisoning, according to the Blue Cross website.
'The presence of liya in Laguna de Bay is a natural part of the aquatic ecosystem and is not a threat to public health unlike the impact of blue-green algae,' it said.
We would hope no one would eat fish from waters visibly contaminated by blue-green algae, if only because even fishing in those waters would be repulsive.
Bridgend Council confirmed last week that blue-green algae has now developed in water near Tremains Wood, Brackla.
"Blue-green algae has been found which will make them ill."
Blue-green algae blooms, often referred to as HABs or "harmful algae blooms," are overgrowths of cyanobacteria.
Discovery Air Fire Services utilizing new technology to spot blue-green algae from the air, changing name to MAG Aerospace Canada
State health authorities issued a warning Monday about toxic blue-green algae at Odell Lake, 75 miles southeast of Eugene off Highway 58 in the Cascade Range.
A post on the Greenhead Park Facebook page says: "It would appear there could be a potential outbreak of blue-green algae in the lake at Greenhead, so whilst we get the water tested it is important that you keep both yourself and your pets out of the lake at all times.
In a study published in the journal Technology, a team led by Concordia engineering professor Muthukumaran Packirisamy describe their invention: a power cell that harnesses electrical energy from the photosynthesis and respiration of blue-green algae.