Spread of Farm Animal Waste, Algea Blooms Additional Toll of Hurricane Season

The threat to life and the environment doesn’t end after an extreme weather event like a hurricane passes. As seen during major hurricanes like Floyd and Irma, hard hit areas sustain long lasting environmental effects caused by animal… Read More

Manatee Deaths in 2018 Already Top Last Year’s High Total

Nearly 100 Red Tide-Related Deaths So Far; Second-Highest Total This Decade Washington, DC — Driven by toxic red tides, Florida manatee mortality this year has already surpassed losses during all of 2017, according to figures posted today by… Read More

Report: Algae Biofuel Claims Overhyped; GE Algae Poses Environmental Risks 

SAN DIEGO, C.A. – As the Bio-Based Live Americas conference meets today to discuss topics including industrial scale production of biofuels and chemicals via genetically engineered (GE) microorganisms such as GE algae, a new report suggests that these organisms pose… Read More