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Toxic Algae is an epidemic threatening natural waterways locally, and globally. Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) are an explosive growth of photosynthetic organisms in a body of water which can harm amphibians, fish, wildlife, pets, and human health by producing dangerous toxins.

Fresh water systems such as ponds, lakes, rivers, and reservoirs are under assault from many directions increasing chemical imbalance stressing the aquatic water systems ability to stay in healthy balance.

Toxic Algae in Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) are an increasing threat to waterways throughout the country, and are reported with greater frequency in all 50 states. The water quality of our Ponds, Lakes, Rivers, and Reservoirs are of prime importance to local communities, and the general health of local environments and ecosystems globally. Used for recreation, and as a food source for millions of people worldwide, healthy waterways are vital for ecosystems and people everywhere.

Cyanobacteria are a photosynthetic bacteria which is normally a very productive part of the aquatic ecosystem. However, when Cyanobacteria and Algae "Break bad" then very harmful toxins can be produced by some species which can be highly dangerous.

Stressed from nutrient loading events such as a storm run-off, natural water bodies are being stressed to the point of imbalance introducing invasive species - including Toxic Algae.

Cyanobacteria (called a Blue-Green Algae) are a type of photosynthetic bacteria. When a pond, lake, stream, river, or other water body experiences a nutrient loading event conditions can trigger an algal bloom which may result in a Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB).

This Audiobook describes the conditions which trigger Harmful Algal Blooms, and how they can be treated, and prevented, in Ponds, Lakes, Rivers, and Reservoirs.

©2014 Christopher Kinkaid (P)2015 Christopher Kinkaid

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