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HARMFUL ALGAE NEWS No. 69 now available

IOC-UNESCO Harmful Algae News no.69 is now available online. This is a special issue on the 19th International Conference on Harmful Algae that was hosted from Mexico in October of 2021. Be sure to check it out HERE.

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11th U.S. Symposium on Harmful Algae – Register now!

We are pleased to announce that the 11th U.S. Symposium on Harmful Algae will be held on October 23-28, 2022, in Albany, New York, at the Hilton Albany.  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Poster abstracts will continue to be accepted as space permits through July 15, 2022 (11:59 PST). Visit our conference website for details regarding…

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OHHABS Summary Report Available

The CDC published the 2019 US summary on harmful algal bloom (HAB) events and associated human or animal illnesses through the One Health Harmful Algal Bloom System (OHHABS). One Health is a multi-sectoral approach that involves engagement across disciplines including public health, animal health, and environmental health. Using the One Health approach, CDC collects data…

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EPA new Cyanotoxins Preparedness and Response Toolkit

The EPA posted a Cyanotoxins Preparedness and Response Toolkit (CPRT) online. The CPRT will help EPA’s state and tribal partners prepare for potential harmful algal blooms in freshwater bodies and respond to protect public health. Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms (CyanoHABs) can cause fouling of beaches and shorelines, economic and aesthetic losses, taste and odor problems…

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Funding Opportunity – IOSS Coastal & Ocean Modeling Testbed Project

The IOOS FY21 Coastal and Ocean Modeling Testbed grant opportunity has been released, and includes a research objective related to HABs. “Finding efficient approaches to transition ecosystem models (including, but not limited to, ocean acidification, harmful algal bloom (HAB), hypoxia, and pathogens) for incorporation into existing physical modeling frameworks.” For more information about the testbed…

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