algae

climate change

Trump Downplayed His Love of Coal. It's Because He Needs Florida.

"Trump’s re-election campaign is really a Florida-first strategy."
Alex Lubben
7.10.19
Science

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011.
Madeleine Gregory
7.4.19
red tide

Toxic Red Tide Spreads From Florida's Gulf Coast Into Atlantic Waters

Beaches were temporarily closed in Miami and Palm Beach this week as Florida's algae bloom spread.
Becky Ferreira
10.5.18
environment

Toxic algae is killing thousands of fish in Florida and making people sick

“When the fish are washing up by the thousands, people understand that it’s not healthy for them to be swimming or fishing in those waters."​
Emma Ockerman
8.8.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

California’s scum ranchers are working on a fuel to replace oil

Researchers are using algae to clean polluted water in the hopes it will become a renewable source of fuel.
Agnes Walton
3.28.18
You're Smarter Than That

Summer Health Hazards Are Not a Thing

People are irrationally afraid of algae, sunscreen and sand suffocation.
Jessie Gill
5.15.17
Denmark

I Consumed Nothing But Microalgae for a Day to Prepare for the Future

The snack of the future tastes kind of like fish food.
Kristian Nielsen
1.22.17
Art

Meet the Illustrator Who Puts Algae on Paper

Using algae and gouache, artist Katharine Rutter explores the self and fairy tales through imaginative illustrations.
DJ Pangburn
1.12.17
Art

Decaying, Fluorescent Algae Is Surprisingly Beautiful

The artwork changes colors in luminous ways as plant life dies and microbes thrive.
DJ Pangburn
1.7.17
tech

Soylent Blamed an Algae Product for Its Customers Illnesses and It Backfired

TerraVia says the company was too quick to blame the algae products.
Madison Margolin
12.20.16
Eat This

The Fatal Flaw of the Vegan Diet

Fats, fats, fats.
Nick English
12.5.16
environment

Algae Could Solve the World’s Food Security Crisis

Basically, eating pond scum could save the world.
Daisy Meager
11.29.16
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