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‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes

Global study shows increase in potentially toxic algae accelerating since mid-1900s
Thu, 2015-02-26 07:54

The organisms commonly known as blue-green algae have proliferated much more rapidly than other algae in lakes across North America and Europe over the past two centuries – and in many cases the rate of increase has sharply accelerated since the mid-20th century, according to an international team of researchers led by scientists at McGill University.

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Freaky Friday: Comment réagissent les mammifères marins face aux toxiques présents dans l’Arctique et le Saint-Laurent?

Fri, 2014-01-17 17:00 - 18:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE, Everyone welcome. In French.

Presented by Pauline Brousseau and Michel Fournier (Centre INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Montreal). In French.

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