Algae http://nwpr.org en Lake Managers Get New Tool To Combat Algae http://nwpr.org/post/lake-managers-get-new-tool-combat-algae <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nothing spoils a summer swim in your favorite lake like an algae bloom. These become more common as the weather warms up. Earlier this week, aquatic biologists treated a lake near Seattle with a new product to prevent toxic blooms.</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 01:08:44 +0000 Tom Banse 26443 at http://nwpr.org Lake Managers Get New Tool To Combat Algae Biofuel Gets A Boost In The Northwest From Fat Algae http://nwpr.org/post/biofuel-gets-boost-northwest-fat-algae <p>Algae biofuels just got a boost. A small biotech company in Seattle announced Wednesday that they’ve secured enough funding to expand their research on how to cultivate blue-green algae to make fuel. Ashley Ahearn reports for EarthFix. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:09:34 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 14279 at http://nwpr.org Biofuel Gets A Boost In The Northwest From Fat Algae Algae Booming in Puget Sound http://nwpr.org/post/algae-booming-puget-sound <p>All this warm weather is making for a lot of shiny happy people in Western Washington. Turns out the algae in the waters of Puget Sound are feeling the same way. Ashley Ahearn reports that algal blooms are making one scientist take note. Tue, 15 May 2012 13:02:53 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 8326 at http://nwpr.org Algae Booming in Puget Sound