Rapidly Proliferating Blue-green Algae could Poison Drinking Water: Research

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Article courtesy of Ravi Mandalia | February 27, 2015 | Techie News | Shared as educational material

An international research has shed light on how rapidly proliferating blue-green algae could end up poisoning drinking water sources and put millions of people at risk of liver diseases and serious mental conditions. According to a research carried out by an international team of researchers led by scientists at McGill University and published in journal Ecology Letters, Cyanobacteria blooms pose a serious threat to drinking-water sources, because certain species contain toxins harmful to the liver or nervous system. Read more about it here: http://www.techienews.co.uk/9724077/rapidly-proliferating-blue-green-algae-could-poison-drinking-water-research/

 

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