The AquaHacking Podcast

Bad Blooms: The Dark Side of Algae

Episode Summary

Algae blooms are common and generally harmless, but under the right set of circumstances, these blooms can turn toxic and go from bad to worse in the blink of an eye. Jason de Glint, co-founder of Blue Lion Labs, joins us to discuss what is an algae bloom, why they can turn toxic, how Blue Lion Labs is working with water treatment facilities to prevent this, and what you can do to safeguard you (and your pets!) from toxic blooms as well as prevent them from occurring.

Episode Notes

The Problem

Algae, Algae Blooms, and Cyanobacteria

Notable Incidents of Toxic Algae Blooms

What you can do



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