Some articles on algae blooms, algae bloom, algae:
... See also Algae bloom and Red tide An algae bloom is the appearance of a large amount of algae or scum floating on the surface of a body of water ... Algae blooms are a natural occurrence in nutrient-rich lakes and rivers, though sometimes increased nutrient levels leading to algae blooms are due to fertilizer or animal ... A few species of algae produce toxins, but most fish kills due to algae bloom are a result of decreased oxygen levels ...
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“Is there any religion but this, to know, that, wherever in the wide desert of being, the holy sentiment we cherish has opened into a flower, it blooms for me? If none sees it, I see it; I am aware, if I alone, of the greatness of the fact. Whilst it blooms, I will keep sabbath or holy time, and suspend my gloom, and my folly and jokes.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“there, where you live,
the algae of your dreams.”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)